Célèbre chêne de Kernaudour-Bégard-Bretagne,France
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member gemeloj
N 48° 36.974 W 003° 17.103
30U E 478991 N 5384834
Quick Description: Le célèbre chêne bonzaï qui a poussé sur le toit du colombier The famous bonzai oak that grew on the roof of the dovecote
Location: Bretagne, France
Date Posted: 5/6/2017 8:39:02 AM
Waymark Code: WMVMWW
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Dorcadion Team
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Long Description:
Perché sur le dôme du pigeonnier de l’Armoripark à Bégard, ce chêne a la particularité d’être ancré dans l’édifice et enraciné jusqu’au sol six mètres plus bas. La légende raconte que c’est un écureuil étourdi qui aurai semé un gland, il y a plus d’un siècle, conduisant aujourd’hui à cet arbre de 3 m de hauteurs et 1,8 m de circonférence, âgé de près de 150 ans.


Perched on the dome of the dovecot of Armoripark at Bégard, this oak has the peculiarity of being anchored in the building and rooted to the ground six meters below. The legend tells that it is a stunned squirrel who will have sown an acorn, more than a century ago, leading today to this tree of 3 m height and 1.8 m circumference, aged nearly 150 years
Genus/Species: oak

Height: 9

Girth: 3

Method of obtaining height: Reliable source

Method of obtaining girth: Reliable source

Location type: Park

Age: 150

Website reference: [Web Link]

Parking coordinates: S 48° 37.036 W 003° 17.111

Walk time: 15

Photograpy coordinates: N 48° 36.979 W 003° 17.145

Historical significance: Not listed

Planter: Not listed

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