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'''Willows''' were waterside trees that grew throughout [[Middle-earth]]. The most famous of these was the ancient tree known as [[Old Man Willow]], on the banks of the [[Withywindle]] in the [[Old Forest]].<ref>{{FR|I6}}</ref>
 
'''Willows''' were waterside trees that grew throughout [[Middle-earth]]. The most famous of these was the ancient tree known as [[Old Man Willow]], on the banks of the [[Withywindle]] in the [[Old Forest]].<ref>{{FR|I6}}</ref>
  
In [[Beleriand]] was the region [[Nan-tathren]], a wooded vale which took its name from the pine trees that grew there.<ref>{{HM|RC}}, p. 384</ref>
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In [[Beleriand]] was the region [[Nan-tathren]], a wooded vale which took its name from the willow trees that grew there.<ref>{{HM|RC}}, p. 384</ref>
  
 
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Latest revision as of 22:42, 23 June 2011

Willows were waterside trees that grew throughout Middle-earth. The most famous of these was the ancient tree known as Old Man Willow, on the banks of the Withywindle in the Old Forest.[1]

In Beleriand was the region Nan-tathren, a wooded vale which took its name from the willow trees that grew there.[2]

[edit] Names

The Sindarin name for "willow" is tathar.[3]

[edit] External links

Willow at Wikipedia

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Fellowship of the Ring, "The Old Forest"
  2. Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (eds), The Lord of the Rings: A Reader's Companion, p. 384
  3. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Appendix: Elements in Quenya and Sindarin Names"