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Just thinking.
Here in the UK we have English Oak, Scots Pine, Irish Yew and Welsh . . . ? help anyone.



There isn't one really, so far as I know, see link below, about the 'Welsh' oak

The names you list are only well known and widespread common names anyway...

30 Jan, 2016


Thanks Bamboo. Yeah, I realise I was using common names. Just that it seemed unfair to the Welsh.
Mind you, I didn't know the Sessile Oak was also refered to as the Welsh Oak and also didn't know about Sessile Oak being the official national tree of Ireland.
Always a pleasure to learn something new.

30 Jan, 2016


I agree - both a pleasure and, I suspect, a necessity, to keep the brain working well...

30 Jan, 2016


Sorry the Welsh only get onions. Allium fistulosum, commonly called Welsh Onion.

30 Jan, 2016


We have Welsh poppies too OB! And the Tenby daffodil.
Hardly trees though!

30 Jan, 2016


Well even the name for the Welsh is not Welsh. It is Anglo-saxon and means 'foreigner'.

30 Jan, 2016


It's a pity the Welsh couldn't adopt the Dragon Tree (Dracaena).

30 Jan, 2016


The Welsh for Welsh isn't Welsh though... and tit for tat the Welsh for English, Saesneg or Saesnig, also means Saxon, related to the Scots Sassenach.
Good idea Stjohn.

31 Jan, 2016


learned quite a lot. Thanks for all the info. The Welsh came to Pawlet, Vermont to mine the slate for roofs etc. There still are huge water holes (beautiful) with slate galore. Absolutely no swimming ever!

25 Nov, 2016


Hm, well I never knew that, Wells... but was the slate for use over there or for shipping back to the UK/Wales?

26 Nov, 2016

How do I say thanks?

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