Turkey Oak

Quercus cerris

Summary 2

Quercus cerris, the Turkey 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.

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  1. (c) HermannFalkner/sokol, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), https://www.flickr.com/photos/hermannherbarium/3808409491/
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quercus_cerris

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