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Week In Focus #19

The Rarely Drooping Japanese Wood. Ahem!

This is picture #19 of a weekly Photo Challenge that I set myself – there is no particular theme. The idea behind the challenge is to get myself outside into the Cumbrian countryside, at least once a week.

  • This weeks photo is of a number of immature cones from a Japanese Larch tree.

The Japanese Larch is a medium-sized to large deciduous coniferous tree reaching 20-40 m tall, with a trunk up to 1 m diameter. The crown is broad conic; both the main branches and the side branches are level, the side branches only rarely drooping.

Japanese Larch is an important tree in forestry plantations, being grown throughout central and northern Japan, and also widely in northern Europe, particularly Ireland and Britain. The wood is tough and durable, used for general construction work.

Japanese Larch
Japanese Larch
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