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Evergreen Oak

 
Evergreen Oak, Abbotsbury, Dorset
 
 
Male catkins in May
 
 
 
Male catkins in June
 
 
Male flowers - anthers
 
 
Male flowers - perianth segments
and 5-10 stamens
 
 
Female flowers in axils of new shoots
 
 
 
Female flower - stick style and 5-lobed fleshy stigma
 
 
Fleshy lobed stigmas
 
 
Beginnings of acorn
 
 
2-months-old acorns
 
 
 
Acorn
 
 
Acorn in November
 
 
Leaves in May before new season growth
 
 
New growth - late May and early June
 
 
The previous year's leaves and new shoots
 
 
Greyish, scaly bark
 
 
Red, insect gall on new growth
 
 
Red, insect gall on male catkin