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Ginkgo in winter

Observed: 13th January 2013 By: Rachy RamoneRachy Ramone is knowledgeable about PlantsRachy Ramone’s earned reputation in PlantsRachy Ramone’s earned reputation in PlantsRachy Ramone’s earned reputation in PlantsRachy Ramone’s earned reputation in Plants
Bark
Knobbly looking branches
Leaf litter
Fat triangular buds
Description:

Growing in church graveyard: one of several ornamentals planted there.
The bark is not particularly impressive or distinctive, but if you look up through the canopy, the branches are very knobbly-looking, which is due to the fat pyramid-shaped buds.
Checking the leaf litter around the tree for corroboration, there were a number of the very unusual-shaped leaves still there.
Not something I would rely on for ID, of course, but it's always nice to find them - and in this case I am familiar with this tree in all seasons.
This might be considered a bit too "ornamental" for iSpot (?) but I thought it was worth adding it, as it's very easy to ID in summer - less so in winter.

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