The Troll Wood in Stursbøl Plantage


Details in Danish

Danish name:
Troldeskoven i Stursbøl Plantage

English name:
Scots Pine

Latin name:
Pinus sylvestris var. sylvestris

Locality:
Syddanmark, Haderslev Kommune
Stursbøl Plantage. Troldeskoven.
55;19.95N+09;11.66E  (position verified 29-01-2008)

Google Earth coordinates:
55.3325 9.1943    Guide

Maximum age:
190

Minimum age:
150

Status:
dead

Growth form:
tree, twisted-stunted

Legends:
In former times the Troll Wood was beleived to be populated by trolls. The growth form is primarily caused by attacks of the larvae of Evetria buoliana.

Comments:
Troldeskoven was destroyed by the storm in 1999. The age is indicated for 1999.

Value:
Notable within a region

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

Reference:
Anonym 2004
Stursbøl Plantage
Vandreture i Statsskovene, volume 109, Miljøministeriet. Skov og Naturstyrelsen

Reported by:
Christensen, Knud Ib  (29-01-2008)

Validation:
Well documented  (29-01-2008)