Genus: Quercus

oak

This key uses leaves that were grown in the sun for species identification. Shade-grown leaves can be different in shape or hairyness from sun-grown leaves from the same tree. References: Palmer (1948), Miller and Lamb (1985), Jensen (1997), Nixon and Muller (1997).

Family

Fagaceae (beech family)

This Genus’s Species in New England:

Visit this genus in the Dichotomous Key