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A Eurasian oak tree with stalkless egg-shaped acorns, common in hilly areas with poor soils.Also called durmast oak
- ‘Half of the field will be planted with native ash, along with cherry, rowan and hazel trees, sessile oaks and downy birches.’
- ‘We illustrate the method by considering the density of acorns fallen under a sessile oak during one season.’
- ‘The famous sessile oak at Marton, near Macclesfield, is thought to have the thickest trunk of any tree in England and its age is estimated at 1,244.’
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