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Dalemain's Greek Fir, Dacre
Dalemain's Greek Fir
site name:-   Dalemain
civil parish:-   Dacre (formerly Cumberland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   tree
locality type:-   fir
coordinates:-   NY478269
1Km square:-   NY4726
10Km square:-   NY42

The biggest specimen of a greek fir, Abies cephalonica, in England. The species was introduced by Sir Charles Napier, 1824.

Bradshaw, Amy: 1991 (after): Ancient Interesting and Unusual Trees of Cumbria: Cumbria Broadleaves (Bowness on Windermere, Cumbria):: ISBN 0 9524961 0 0

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