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Dwarf "Tortuosa " Beech trees

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By Amy


Dwarf "Tortuosa " Beech trees  ("Tortuosa" Beech trees)

This is very odd ,there are 1000 of these in this Forest ,( Les Faux de Verzy ) nobody knows why it happens , they are almost like large bonsai , even the scientists are baffled



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Interesting!

1 Aug, 2008

 

Really interesting,very twisted and gnarled trunks, are they very old?

9 Aug, 2008

amy
Amy
 

I have had another look in my book and it dosn,t actually say Janey , I presume some of them are very old but there are young ones as well

9 Aug, 2008

 

Beautiful!

12 Aug, 2008

 

I'm interested in anything "dwarf" so I put the name into Google and got:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dwarf_Beech

also got a link back to this very same picture *s*

26 Feb, 2012



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