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Resting tree dryade

Resting female tree dryade, originally uploaded by Titus DB.

 

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I’d like to go by climbing a birch tree,
And climb black branches up a snow-white trunk
Toward heaven, till the tree could bear no more,
But dipped its top and set me down again.
That would be good both going and coming back.
One could do worse than be a swinger of birches.
Robert Frost

 

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Holy Thorn in Winter

Holy Thorn in Winter, originally uploaded by Steve Spraggon.

Glastonbury Thorn, a hawthorn reputed to have been planted by Joseph of Arimathea.

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Major Oak

Major Oak, an ancient Pedunculate oak in Sherwood Forest, Nottinghamshire, England, the most famous and most visited tree of Great Britain. About 800 years old, with a girth at breast height of 10.5 m.

Major Oak, originally uploaded by Martyn Starkey.

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The Major Oak – Sherwood Forest

Major Oak, an ancient Pedunculate oak in Sherwood Forest, Nottinghamshire, England, the most famous and most visited tree of Great Britain. About 800 years old, with a girth at breast height of 10.5 m.

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Magic Tree

Magic Tree, originally uploaded by elhawk.

The tree stands beside a circular trail which circumscribes the site of an Iron Age hill fort. Around this trail are several ancient beech trees such as this one. On the outer side of the trail are steep wooded slopes. On the inside can still be seen remnants of the 2000 year old stone fortifications. And within the oval shaped platform of the fort itself lie several Celtic burial mounds, now overgrown.

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wishing tree imp

wishing tree imp, originally uploaded by viacreativa.

 

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