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Some characteristics of four common trees Horse-chestnut . Large, brown buds with sticky scales; conspicuous white flowers, in tall spikes, growing soon after the buds open in the spring; large, green spiky fruits containing shiny, brown seeds (conkers); clear girdle scars and characteristic leaf scars (Figs. 6 and 7); deeply divided, palmate leaf (Fig. 11). Ash . Smooth, grey bark; black bud scales; two lateral buds close behind the terminal bud (Fig. 8); winged fruits hanging in bunches; compound leaf with opposite leaflets (Fig.12).
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Unformatted text preview: Oak . Rough bark; clusters of small, brown buds near ends of twigs (Fig. 10); lower branches very thick and, often, nearly horizontal; fruits are acorns; may bear marble galls on smaller twigs. For leaf shape see Fig. 13. Sycamore . Smooth, grey bark; green bud scales (Fig. 9); winged fruits. For leaf shape see Fig. 14. 5 Trees Fig. 11 Horse-chestnut leaf Fig. 12 Ash leaf Fig 13 Oak leaf Fig. 14 Sycamore leaf © D.G. Mackean...
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