English Oak

Name: English Oak

Scientific name: Quercus robur

Category: Trees and bushes

Nature Stars: 30

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About: A tall forest tree.

How to identify: Oaks are our most familiar tree, easily recognised by having acorns and their lobed leaf shape. Told from the Sessile Oak by the acorns having stalks.

Where: The common woodland tree across the south and east.

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Photograph credit: Philip Precey

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