The Weeping Oak


Details in Danish

Danish name:
Hængeegen

Alternative Danish names:
Den Krøllede Eg

English name:
English Oak

Latin name:
Quercus robur subsp. robur

Locality:
Hovedstaden, Fredensborg Kommune
Grønholt Vang. Hængeegen.
55;57.409N+12;23.304E

Google Earth coordinates:
55.95682 12.38840    Guide

Status:
alive

Growth form:
"eye tree"

Legends:
So-called eye tree which will cure you, if you are dragged through the eye. During the royal hunts in the 19th century the game shot was put on display below Hængeegen.

Value:
Notable within a region

Web page:
http://www.groen-skole.kk.dk/ecobase/ravnen/area.htm

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

Reported by:
Christensen, Knud Ib  (21-03-2010)

Validation:
Well documented  (21-03-2010)