I'm quite familiar and I see it as a wand from man to tame trees, not foster trees.
I did a series of photos at my in laws place', stumpville, with pollarded mulberries, a bad choice for that mobile home tract right there in Hemet (dammit) to begin with.
Much of the year, they dealt with chicken sticks outside their
Apparently I've sinned in former life, as my now immediate neighbor has a rampant mulberry tree.
In the meantime, according to me, those trees were wrong there.