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Types of oak

Black oak​
Black oak​

Black oak (Quercus velutina) Leaves are alternate, simple, lobed. Lobes have pointed tips. Fruit is an acorn. click on a county. Black oak is a member of the broad red oak group (red, black, blackjack, pin, northern pin and shingle).

Blackjack oak​
Blackjack oak​

Blackjack oak is a small to medium-sized tree with a rounded, irregular crown; distinctive bark; and a tendency to retain dead branches on the middle to lower part of the trunk. It is well limbed along the entire length of the trunk.

Blue oak​
Blue oak​

The blue oak is native to the state of California on the western coast of North America. In its natural habitat it grows in the valleys and lower slopes of the Coast Ranges, the lower western foothills of the Sierra Nevada, and the north slope of the San Gabriel Mountains.

Bur oak​
Bur oak​

The bur oak is a mighty sight to behold. A coarsely textured crown, wild and wooly acorns and a massive trunk with rough and deeply furrowed bark combine to make one impressive tree. But really, those characteristics helped this oak survive the elements of its wide-reaching natural range.

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Canyon Live ​oak​
Canyon Live ​oak​

Research and extension programs at the University of California focused on sustainable oak woodland management and conservation.,

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Chestnut oak​
Chestnut oak​

Introduction: Chestnut oak is a member of the white oak group with chestnut-like leaves. The chestnut oak is noted for its ability to survive on steep, rocky sites where other oaks in its range cannot.

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Chinkapin ​oak​
Chinkapin ​oak​

Chinkapin Oak Quercus muehlenbergii With its strong branches and interesting leaves, the chinkapin oak makes a beautiful statement. This conversation piece of a tree is worthy of a prominent place in any larger lawn, estate or park.

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Coast Live oak​
Coast Live oak​

Quercus agrifolia, the California live oak or coast live oak, is a highly variable, often shrubby evergreen oak tree, a type of live oak, native to the California Floristic Province. It grows west of the Sierra Nevada mountain range from Mendocino County, California, south to northern Baja California in Mexico.

English oak​
English oak​

English Oak, as its name implies, is an Oak tree native to England (or more accurately Europe, northern Africa, and western Asia), and therefore is not a tree native to Ohio woodlands. It is similar in leaf appearance to White Oak, but does not have its spreading majesty with age or its reddish foliage color in autumn.

Gambel oak​
Gambel oak​

Quercus gambelii, with the common name Gambel oak, is a deciduous small tree or large shrub that is widespread in the foothills and lower mountain elevations of western North America. It is also regionally called scrub oak, oak brush, and white oak.

Northern Red ​Oak​
Northern Red ​Oak​

The northern red oak is one of the most important oaks for timber production in North America. The wood is of high value. Construction uses include flooring, veneer, interior trim, and furniture.

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Oregon White ​oak​
Oregon White ​oak​

Quercus garryana, the Garry oak, Oregon white oak, Oregon oak, or Hu'dshnam, from the traditional Klamath language, is a tree species with a range stretching from southern California to southwestern British Columbia.

Overcup oak​
Overcup oak​

Overcup Oak Quercus lyrata The overcup oak tree is a long-lived, very sturdy shade tree that will thrive in a wide variety of soil conditions. Long overlooked by growers, the tree is gaining popularity and has been made more readily available for home landscapes.

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Post oak​
Post oak​

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Quercus ​Acutissima​
Quercus ​Acutissima​

Quercus acutissima, the sawtooth oak, is an Asian species of oak native to China (including Tibet), Korea, Japan, Indochina (Vietnam, Thailand, Myanmar, Cambodia) and the Himalayas (Nepal, Bhutan, northeastern India). It is widely planted in many lands and has become naturalized in parts of North America.

Quercus ​Aliena​
Quercus ​Aliena​

Quercus aliena, the Oriental white oak, is a species of oak in the family Fagaceae, in the white oak section Quercus.

Quercus ​Berberidifolia​
Quercus ​Berberidifolia​

Quercus berberidifolia, the California scrub oak, is a small evergreen or semi-evergreen shrubby oak in the white oak section of Quercus. It is a native of the scrubby hills of California, and is a common member of chaparral ecosystems.

Quercus ​Canariensis​
Quercus ​Canariensis​

Quercus canariensis, the Algerian oak or Mirbeck's oak is an oak in the section Quercus sect. Mesobalanus, native to southern Portugal, Spain, Tunisia, Algeria and Morocco; despite the scientific name, it does not occur naturally today in the Canary Islands, though it may have in the past.

Quercus ​Cerris​
Quercus ​Cerris​

Quercus cerris, the Turkey oak or Austrian oak, is an oak native to south-eastern Europe and Asia Minor. It is the type species of Quercus sect. Cerris, a section of the genus characterised by shoot buds surrounded by soft bristles, bristle-tipped leaf lobes, and acorns that usually mature in 18 months.

Quercus ​Coccifera​
Quercus ​Coccifera​

Quercus coccifera, the kermes oak, is an oak tree in the Quercus section Cerris. It is native to the Mediterranean region and Northern African Maghreb, south to north from Morocco to France and west to east from Portugal to Cyprus and Turkey, crossing Spain, Italy, Libya, Balkans, and Greece, including Crete.

Quercus ​Dentata​
Quercus ​Dentata​

Quercus yunnanensis Franch. Quercus dentata, also called Korean oak, Japanese emperor oak, also daimyo oak (Japanese: カシワ or 柏, kashiwa; simplified Chinese: 柞栎; traditional Chinese: 柞櫟; pinyin: zuòlì; Korean: 떡갈나무, tteokgalnamu) is a species of oak native to Japan, Korea and China.

Quercus ​Faginea​
Quercus ​Faginea​

Quercus faginea, the Portuguese oak or Valencian oak, is a species of oak native to the western Mediterranean region in the Iberian Peninsula and the Balearic Islands. Similar trees in the Atlas Mountains of northwest Africa are usually included in this species, or sometimes treated as a distinct species Quercus tlemcenensis.

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Quercus ​Frainetto​
Quercus ​Frainetto​

Quercus frainetto (syn. Quercus conferta Kit., Quercus farnetto Ten.), the Hungarian oak or Italian oak, is a species of oak, native to southeastern Europe (parts of Italy, the Balkans, parts of Hungary, Romania) and Turkey; it is classified in Quercus sect. Mesobalanus

Quercus ​Glauca​
Quercus ​Glauca​

Quercus glauca (syn. Cyclobalanopsis glauca), also known as ring-cupped oak, Japanese blue oak or glaucous-leaf oak, is an Asian species in the genus Quercus in the beech family.

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Quercus ​Humboldtii​
Quercus ​Humboldtii​

Quercus humboldtii, commonly known as the Andean oak, Colombian oak or roble, is a species of oak in the beech family found only in Colombia and Panamá.It is named for Alexander von Humboldt.

Quercus Ilex​
Quercus Ilex​

Quercus ilex, the evergreen oak, holly oak or holm oak, is a large evergreen oak native to the Mediterranean region. It takes its name from holm, an ancient name for holly. It is a member of the white oak section of the genus, with acorns that mature in a single summer.

Quercus ​Imbricaria​
Quercus ​Imbricaria​

Quercus imbricaria, the shingle oak, is a deciduous tree in the red oak group of oaks. It is native primarily to the Midwestern and Upper South regions of North America, from southern New York west to northern Illinois and eastern Kansas, and south to central Alabama and Arkansas.

Quercus ​Laurifolia​
Quercus ​Laurifolia​

Quercus laurifolia (swamp laurel oak, diamond-leaf oak, water oak, obtusa oak, laurel oak) is a medium-sized semi-evergreen oak in the red oak section Quercus sect. Lobatae. It is native to the southeastern and south-central the United States, from coastal Virginia to central Florida and west to southeast Texas.

Quercus ​Macranthera​
Quercus ​Macranthera​

The Caucasian Oak is botanically called Quercus macranthera. The Tree is a deciduous tree, it will be up to 30 m (99 ft) high. The leaves are ovoid and the flowers are yellowish.

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Quercus ​Mongolica​
Quercus ​Mongolica​

Quercus humosa Blume Quercus keizo-kishimae Yanagita Quercus mongolica, commonly known as Mongolian oak, is a species of oak native to Japan, southern Kuriles, Sakhalin, Manchuria, central and northern China, Korea, eastern Mongolia, and eastern Siberia.

Quercus ​Myrsinifolia​
Quercus ​Myrsinifolia​

Quercus myrsinaefolia Blume Quercus myrsinifolia is an Asian species of tree in the ring-cupped oaks subgenus of the family Fagaceae. It has several common names, including bamboo-leaf oak, Chinese evergreen oak, and Chinese ring-cupped oak.

Quercus ​Polymorpha​
Quercus ​Polymorpha​

Mexican white oak or “ Monterrey oak” (Quercus polymorpha). This medium to large semi-evergreen tree does well in this part of the Hill Country. It is increasingly the oak of choice for local landscaping. Once established, Mexican white oak probably is as drought-tolerant as live oak. Ordinarily, oak wilt does not affect white oaks.

Quercus ​Pontica​
Quercus ​Pontica​

Quercus pontica, the Pontine oak or Armenian oak, is a species of oak native to the western Caucasus mountains of Georgia and northeastern Turkey and Armenia, where it grows at altitudes of 1,300-2,100 m.

Quercus ​Pubescens​
Quercus ​Pubescens​

Quercus pubescens, the downy oak or pubescent oak, is a species of white oak (genus Quercus sect. Quercus) native to southern Europe and southwest Asia, from northern Spain east to the Crimea and the Caucasus.

Quercus ​Pyrenaica​
Quercus ​Pyrenaica​

Quercus pyrenaica, commonly known as Pyrenean oak, is a tree native to southwestern Europe and northwestern Africa. Despite its common name, it is rarely found in the Pyrenees Mountains and is more abundant in central and southern Spain.

Quercus ​Rugosa​
Quercus ​Rugosa​

Quercus rugosa, commonly known as the netleaf oak, is a broad-leaved tree in the beech and oak family Fagaceae.It is native to southern North America

Quercus ​Serrata​
Quercus ​Serrata​

Quercus urticifolia Blume Quercus serrata (Chinese: 枹栎; pinyin: bāolì) 小楢 (Japanese: konara) is an East Asian species of tree in the beech family. It is native to southern, central, and eastern China, Taiwan, Japan, and Korea.

Quercus ​Shumardii​
Quercus ​Shumardii​

Quercus shumardii, the Shumard oak, spotted oak, Schneck oak, Shumard red oak, or swamp red oak, is one of the largest of the oak species in the red oak group (Quercus section Lobatae).

Quercus ​Suber​
Quercus ​Suber​

Quercus suber, commonly called the cork oak, is a medium-sized, evergreen oak tree in the section Quercus sect. Cerris. It is the primary source of cork for wine bottle stoppers and other uses, such as cork flooring and as the cores of cricket balls. It is native to southwest Europe and northwest Africa.

Quercus ​Trojana​
Quercus ​Trojana​

Quercus trojana, the Macedonian oak is an oak in the 'turkey oak section' Quercus sect. Cerris. It is native to southeast Europe and southwest Asia, from southern Italy east across the southern Balkans to western Turkey, growing at low to moderate altitudes (up to 1550 m in the south of the range in southwestern Turkey), in dry areas.

Quercus ​Variabilis​
Quercus ​Variabilis​

Quercus variabilis (Chinese cork oak) is a species of oak in the section Quercus sect. Cerris, native to a wide area of eastern Asia in southern, central, and eastern China, Taiwan, Japan, and Korea.

Scarlet oak​
Scarlet oak​

Aptly named, the scarlet oak is a parade of red throughout the seasons. In the early spring, new leaves unfurl with a red hue. The vibrant red fall display is truly magnificent. And those red leaves often hangs on through the first snow, giving winter a touch of much-needed color. The inner bark of the scarlet oak is even red.

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Sessile Oak​
Sessile Oak​

Where to find sessile oak. It is the official national tree of Ireland and is native to most of Europe. It is commonly located in hilly regions. Value to wildlife. Whether sessile or pedunculate, oak trees support more wildlife than any other native trees.

Southern Live ​oak​
Southern Live ​oak​

The Southern live oak (Quercus virginiana) The Southern live oak or simply "Live Oak" (Quercus virginiana) is an evergreen (or nearly so) oak tree native to the southeastern United States. The tree is a common sight in states like Virginia, Georgia, Florida, and Louisiana.

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Southern red ​oak​
Southern red ​oak​

Quercus falcata range map. (Elbert L. Little, Jr./USGS/Wikimedia Commons) Southern red oak extends from Long Island, NY, southward in New Jersey to northern Florida, west across the Gulf States to the valley of the Brazos River in Texas; north in eastern Oklahoma, Arkansas, southern Missouri, southern Illinois and Ohio, and western West Virginia.

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Swamp ​Chestnut oak​
Swamp ​Chestnut oak​

Swamp chestnut oak leaves are deciduous, simple, alternate, somewhat oval, dark green, 4 to 9 inches long, and smooth above and softly hairy beneath; they are short-pointed at the tip, tapering to round at the base, with numerous shallow lobes along the edges.

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Swamp ​Spanish oak​
Swamp ​Spanish oak​

Quercus palustris, the pin oak or swamp Spanish oak, is an oak in the red oak section Quercus sect. Lobatae. Pin oak is one of the most commonly used landscaping oaks in its native range due to its ease of transplant, relatively fast growth, and pollution tolerance.

Swamp White ​oak​
Swamp White ​oak​

Swamp white oak is a striking tree with attractive peeling bark, especially on young trees. The lustrous, lobed leaves have a two-tone appearance, dark green on top with a silvery-white underside. Fall color is an orange-gold to yellow in mid-autumn. An excellent shade tree for any landscape.

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Valley oak​
Valley oak​

The valley oak is the only known food plant of Chionodes petalumensis caterpillars. Like many oaks, valley oaks can tolerate wild fires. Although smaller individuals may be top-killed, most resprout from the root crown. Distribution and habitat. Valley oak tolerates cool wet winters and hot dry summers, but requires abundant water.

Water oak​
Water oak​

Water Oak Quercus nigra A native of North America, the water oak shows tremendous potential in its adaptability. It can thrive in a variety of soil types, including heavy, compacted soil and wet, swampy areas.

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