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Silver birches in Sulham Wood

Observed: 14th October 2012 By: js24397
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - current student
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Some silver birch trees in the autumn in Sulham Wood

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Species with which Hazel (Corylus avellana) interacts


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Not quite sure what I'm picking out but the visible leaves look like hazel to me and the shiny trunks have the look of hazel or young oak which can both have a metallic sheen. Nothing jumps out as silver birch.

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I am assuming that you are asking about the tree whose leaves we can see - and they are clearly Hazel, Corylus avellana.

The shiny trunks behind, as Steve says, do not look like any kind of birch.

Can you confirm if the leaves in your photo belong to the tree you wish to ID?

Rachy Ramone

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