deep fissures on bark, levaes deeply pinnately lobed, twigs stout, buds shinny reddish-brown
Large tree with ski-track pattern on bark. The bark is dark grey and the branches have many terminal buds. Leaves lobed and pointed with small tips. Identification made based on leaves and bark
Large deciduous tree. Pointed, lobed leaves. Ski track pattern on bark. Multiple terminal buds.
Quercus rubra, commonly called northern red oak or champion oak, (syn. Quercus borealis), is an oak in the red oak group (Quercus section Lobatae). It is a native of North America, in the northeastern United States and southeast Canada. It grows from the north end of the Great Lakes, east to Nova Scotia, south as far as Georgia and states with good soil that is slightly acidic. Often simply called "red oak", northern red oak is...