Leaf Identification

The leaves are simple, alternate, dull and green. Their shape is oblong with 7-11 pointed lobes that each have a bristle-tip.

Twig and Bud Identification

Twigs are curved, reddish brown and have multiple brown terminal buds

Bark Identification

Grey bark with furrows that resemble ski tracts.

Fruit Identification

Rounded acorns with a flat-top shell.

Flower Identification

Monoecious with male catkins and female flowers with a red styles.