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Trees in Perivale Wood

Although it is an ancient oak woodland, oak trees are outnumbered by hazel coppices and hawthorn.

hazel coppice

Approximate numbers of trees in the Reserve:

hazel 3000
common hawthorn 1000
oak 400
blackthorn 100s
elder 100
field maple 70
crab apple 24
common sallow 20
willow 20
ash 15
aspen 9
wild service 9
Lombardy poplar 7
rowan 6
wild cherry 6
alder 5
woodland hawthorn 5
dogwood 4

 

leaves

 

 

 

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