Quercus petraea (Matt.) Liebl.

Species in the Global Pollen Project's Master Reference Collection

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Sessile Oak

The seedlings of sessile oak are more tolerant of shade than those of pedunculate oak, which enables the species to regenerate in woodlands (5). This deciduous tree is long-lived, typically reaching 1000 years of age (6). Acorns were once widely used to feed pigs; they were also ground down to make a substitute for coffee and even a type of bread. A good crop of acorns was used to predict a good h... © Wildscreen (licence)

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