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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 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