Quercus petraea

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Related to Sessile Oak: Durmast Oak, English oak, pedunculate oak

Quercus petraea,

n See oak.
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Profes-sor Alistair Jump, from the University of Stirling, said: "To help us predict the impacts of future extreme events, we wanted to see how long it took for beech trees to recover from extreme drought and to compare drought effects on beech with another, more drought-tolerant species, namely sessile oak.
The initial number of living trees within the control plot was 376 (12,532 trees/ha), with a species composition by number of trees of 50% sessile oak (SO) and the remaining 50% hornbeam (HOR) and other broadleaved tree species such as sycamore (SYC) and wild pear, Pyrus communis L.
Sessile oak (Quercus petraea) is also known as Durmast oak and is a native species in most European countries and Anatolia (Yaltirik and Efe 2000).
Of these seeds, 702 were collected from sessile oak (31 families) and 307 on pedunculate oak (15 families) in 1989, and 470 were collected on sessile oak (15 families) in 1992.
Sessile Oak and Wild Cherry have been planted at Churchfield, with the latter also being planted at East Hill Woods and on the Bluehills/ Bromley Park Estate.
He said the family has adjusted its oak sourcing to use more sessile oak (Quercus petraea) and less pedunculated oak (Quercus robur).
The oak found in most of Europe is the sessile oak (Quercus petraea), and differs from the English oak (Quercus robur) by having stalkless acorns.
Part of a car park owned by the council near the Parc y Scarlets stadium was sold to Marston's brewery, which has since built a pub called the Sessile Oak on the site.
Dominant are extended Luzulo-beech forests (Luzulo-Fagetum) and partly large sessile oak populations.
With a girth averaging over 42 ft, the giant sessile oak dates back more than 400 years.