Sessile Oak

 

Tree Description:

00-01    The sessile oak (Quercus petraea) is one of the two common oaks of northern and western Europe. This one was grown from seed collected from the Tausendjahrige Eiche (Thousand-Year-Old Oak) protected under law as a National Natural Landmark in Oberhausen, Germany. This is the species used for wine barrels, heavy timbers and, formerly, ship masts.

Location:

39.820725 N, 89.654864 W

Map:

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