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View up through the canopy of an Oak tree, King's Wood, Bedfordshire (Quercus rober). An unusually tall stem on this Pendunculate Oak (Quercus rober). The common oak can grow up to 30m and live 800 years! Found on rich lowland soils it flowers in May with acorns appearing in October.
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