ST5545 : Medlar fruit in Wells Cathedral precinct

taken 8 years ago, near to Wells, Somerset, Great Britain

Medlar fruit in Wells Cathedral precinct
Medlar fruit in Wells Cathedral precinct
Hard fruits of the Medlar [Mespilus germanicus], which need to become half-way rotten [bletted] before they are suitable for use, in late autumn and winter. Members of the rose family, they may have been introduced by the Romans, and have been cultivated for around 3000 years.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 30 October, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 5 November, 2013
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Wild Animals, Plants and Mushrooms  City, Town centre 
Place (from Tags)
Wells  Somerset 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 5518 4586 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:12.6106N 2:38.5804W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 5518 4586
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NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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