Yellow Beeches in Klinteskoven


Details in Danish

Danish name:
Gule Bøge i Klinteskoven

English name:
European Beech

Latin name:
Fagus sylvatica subsp. sylvatica

Locality:
Sjælland, Vordingborg Kommune
Møns Klint, Klinteskoven, mellem Timmesø Bjerg og Siesø Bjerg. Gule Bøge i Klinteskoven.
54.966320N+12.539399E  (position verified 13-12-2009)

Google Earth coordinates:
54.966320 12.539399    Guide

Status:
alive

Growth form:
tree, monocormic

Legends:
Due to insufficient amounts of Fe and Mn in the calcareous bedrock the trees become chlorotic with yellow leaves poor in chlorophyl.

Comments:
Yellow beeches are also found in other parts of Klinteskoven.

Value:
Notable within a region

Web page:
http://www.skovognatur.dk/Udgivelser/Vandretursfoldere/atilaa/Moens.htm

Reference:
Anonym 2008
Friluftskortet
http://www.friluftskort.dk/, Skov- og Naturstyrelsen

Reported by:
Christensen, Knud Ib  (13-12-2009)

Validation:
Well documented  (13-12-2009)