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Plant Focus

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A guest post by Matt Candeias, host of the In Defense of Plants podcast and blog

Quercus robur pictured by Michel Timacheff

Michel Timacheff, IOS Member and photographer, came across an old oak near Villers-sur-Lesse in southern Belgium.  Its circumference is over 6 meters at BH. 

Chêne de Hour, Quercus robur (photo. Michel Timacheff)

 

The same oak was already a landmark at the end of the 19th century.

Chêne de Hour, Quercus robur at the end of the 19th century (photo. anon.)