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Registered Charitable Incorporated Organisation Number 1155775
SWAAG Honorary President:
Tim Laurie FSA

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 *****SWAAG_ID***** 357
 Date Entered 26/11/2011
 Updated on 28/12/2011
 Recorded by Tim Laurie
 Category Tree Site Record
 Record Type Botanical HER
 Site Access Public Footpath
 Record Date 24/10/2011
 Location Skeugh Gill
 Civil Parish Muker
 Brit. National Grid SD 889 998
 Altitude 330m
 Geology Glacial till on lower dale slopes.
 Record Name Aspen at Skeugh Gill
 Record Description Isolated maiden aspen possibly planted, very decorative!
 Dimensions Single tree.
 Geographical area Upper Swaledale
 Species Aspen
 Scientific Name Populus tremula
 Common / Notable Species Isolated aspen.
 Additional Notes This isolated aspen is one of several aspens growing at lower elevation, for example there are aspen clones on the edge of the Kearton House Hotel Car Park. These trees may have been planted, but they may also be survivors from earlier woodland or hedgerows.
 Image 1 ID 1435         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description Isolated aspen at Skeugh Gill. Note juniper scrub woodland on Kisdon Hill in background.
 Image 2 ID 1434         Click image to enlarge
 Image 2 Description Isolated aspen, autumn colour.
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