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
Grey bark with furrows that resemble ski tracts.
Rounded acorns with a flat-top shell.
Monoecious with male catkins and female flowers with a red styles.