Twig Key


So far you have made the following choices...

It could be one of the species in the table below. Let's narrow our choices by looking at the shape of the end bud.


Possible Matches:

Family Genus Species common name
Fagaceae Quercus acutissima sawtooth oak
Fagaceae Quercus alba white oak
Fagaceae Quercus bicolor swamp white oak
Fagaceae Quercus coccinea scarlet oak
Fagaceae Quercus douglasii blue oak
Fagaceae Quercus gambelii Gambel oak
Fagaceae Quercus hemisphaerica Darlington oak
Fagaceae Quercus imbricaria shingle oak
Fagaceae Quercus kelloggii California black oak
Fagaceae Quercus laevis turkey oak
Fagaceae Quercus lobata Valley oak
Fagaceae Quercus lyrata overcup oak
Fagaceae Quercus macrocarpa bur oak
Fagaceae Quercus margarettiae sand post oak
Fagaceae Quercus marilandica blackjack oak
Fagaceae Quercus muehlenbergii chinkapin oak
Fagaceae Quercus nigra water oak
Fagaceae Quercus palustris pin oak
Fagaceae Quercus phellos willow oak
Fagaceae Quercus prinus chestnut oak
Fagaceae Quercus rubra northern red oak
Fagaceae Quercus shumardii Shumard oak
Fagaceae Quercus velutina black oak

 

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