The Bargee Oak


Details in Danish

Danish name:
Pramdrageregen

English name:
English Oak

Latin name:
Quercus robur subsp. robur

Locality:
Midtjylland, Randers Kommune
Langå Egeskov, sydligste del. Pramdrageregen.
56;23.002N+09;54.064E

Google Earth coordinates:
56.38337 9.90107    Guide

Data:
Girth: 3,21 meter
Diameter: 1,02 meter

Maximum age:
300

Minimum age:
200

Status:
alive

Growth form:
"eye tree"

Legends:
Pramdrageregen is a so-called eye tree. It grows close to the old path of the bargees.

Comments:
Figures from 1995. Langå Egeskov is a 200-300 years old park-like udmark or woodland where floks of cattle where grazing even after 1802 although it was forbidden by law.

Value:
Notable within the country

Web page:
http://www.danmarksnaturfond.dk/langaa.htm

Reference:
Qvistorff, H.V. 1995
Berømte danske træer. 66 træer og deres historie, side 96pp, Danmarks Radios Forlag. København

Reported by:
Christensen, Knud Ib  (18-03-2008)

Validation:
Well documented  (18-03-2008)