The Hawthorn Woodland at the Taarbæk Gate


Details in Danish

Danish name:
Hvidtjørnelunden ved Taarbæk Lågen

English name:
Hawthorn

Latin name:
Crataegus sp.  

Locality:
Hovedstaden, Lyngby-Taarbæk Kommune
Jægerborg Dyrehave, V og SV for Taarbæk Lågen. Hvidtjørnelunden ved Taarbæk Lågen.
55;47.3N+12;35.3E  (position verified 21-01-2008)

Google Earth coordinates:
55.788 12.588    Guide

Maximum age:
168

Status:
alive

Growth form:
shrub, erect-ascending

Legends:
A popular site when the Hawthorns are flowering in May-June.

Comments:
The age is idendicated for 1973. Planted in 1805, consists of Crataegus laevigata, C. monogyna and C. rhipidophylla (rare) as well as hybrids

Value:
Notable within the country

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

Reference:
Nielsen, P.C. & Frederiksen, I. 1973
Kæmpeege og tjørneskov i Jægersborg Dyrehave
Dansk Dendrologisk Årsskrift, volume 3(3), side 296-312, København

Reported by:
Christensen, Knud Ib  (21-01-2008)

Validation:
Well documented  (21-01-2008)

Images:
© Knud Ib Christensen 2008   Click    Click