Sunday, 18 November 2007

Oak Trees

Oak trees are a type of deciduous tree.

The oak tree is a member of the Beech family and its scientific name is Quercus or Lithocarpus.

Oak trees can live 200 or more years.

The largest oak tree of record is the Wye oak in the community of Wye Mills in Talbot County on Maryland's eastern shore in the U.S.A. It is believed to be more than 400 years old, and it measures 9 meters in circumference, it is 31 meters tall with a crown spread of 48.1 meters


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