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Cross-section of a hawthorn tree from Glac nan Smeur / Hollow of the Brambles, on the side of Beinn Hynish, Balephuil.  There are about 80 rings, suggesting that the tree is still producing new stems. Planted in 1803, it remains the oldest tree on Tiree. Hawthorn can live for 500 years.

Tiree in 100 Objects – 60 – Hawthorn trunk

The History of Tiree in 100 Objects

Object Details

Other Number: not specified
Normal Location: Outer Store: freestanding
Current Location: normal location

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