It is a shrub that can reach 3 m in height; generally devoid of leaves, greyish and heavily branched. It possesses (or not) the alternate, linear lanceolate, early fall leaves. The flowers are papilionáceas, very small of 5-8 mm in length, grouped in clusters. Calyx 2 to 3.5 mm, bilabiate; the…

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This species prefers cool places with deep soils in mountainous areas with some humidity throughout the year and non-extreme climates, that is, it endures badly the Mediterranean summer drought and the intense frosts of winter. Chestnut was believed to originate from the Caucasian, Balkan, and…

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Gall oaks

The gall oak is a tree similar to the oak, although its deciduous foliage is less dense. The leaves are lustrous green on the upper surface and pale on the underside, with the edge covered by shallow teeth, sometimes sharp; semi-deciduous or marcescent, leaves that retain their green color can…

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Holm Oaks

The holm oak (Quercus ilex) is a tree of the fagaceae family (Fagaceae), with a more or less rounded crown, which can become very stout and is evergreen. The flowers are unisexual and the fruits are acorns, dried fruits, with a single seed and indehiscent, that is, it does not have any mechanism…

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Among the three subspecies of juniper in our territory, the one we find here is the only one that grows arboreal in size, reaching 15 m in height, although it often appears as a large, branchy shrub with brown bark grayish or reddish that comes off in longitudinal strips. It is an austere…

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Oak Trees

Broad crown tree, woody trunk with longitudinal cracks and deciduous leaf. Right trunk, short and very thick in isolated specimens, with thick and somewhat tortuous branches; grayish or whitish bark, very cracked and brownish in old specimens. Large, simple leaves, alternately arranged, with…

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