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Hêtre Pourpre - Nancy, FR
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Infra-Blue
N 48° 41.747 E 006° 11.032
32U E 292780 N 5397466
Quick Description: Hêtre pourpre dans le Parc de la Pépinière à Nancy.
Location: Grand-Est, France
Date Posted: 2/13/2015 5:38:04 AM
Waymark Code: WMNCCZ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team
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Long Description:
Cet imposant Hêtre Pourpre (Fagus sylvatica 'Purpurea') se trouve dans le Parc de la Pépinière de Nancy. À L'origine, deux hêtres auraient été plantés côte à côté. Au fil des ans, les troncs se seraient soudés, d'où l'impression d'un arbre unique. Son âge est estimé à 140 ans, et sa hauteur à 33 mètres. Son accès est public, néanmoins il est conseillé de ne pas s'en approcher.

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This great Fagus sylvatica 'Purpurea' is located in the Tree Nursery park of Nancy. The history tell that this is two trees that have grown side by side. The estimated age is 140 yo and the height is 118 feet. The circumeference is 19 feet.
Genus/Species: Fagus sylvatica 'Purpurea'

Height: 108

Girth: 19

Method of obtaining height: Reliable source

Method of obtaining girth: Reliable source

Location type: Park

Age: 140

Walk time: 5

Historical significance: Not listed

Planter: Not listed

Website reference: Not listed

Parking coordinates: Not Listed

Photograpy coordinates: Not Listed

Visit Instructions:
A closeup picture of your GPS receiver in your hand, with the tree in the background, is required. If the tree is on private property, this closeup photograph with the tree in the background may be taken from the nearest public vantage point without actually going to the tree.
The required photograph does not need to show the entire tree, but the individual tree must be recognizable.
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