Lucombe Oak, Evershot, Dorset, in Summer
 
 
In early May with only he previous year's leaves
 
on lower branches
 
 
Immature male catkins, old and new leaves
 
 
Close-up of male flowers
 
Perianth segments and 5 stamens
 
 
Red female flower and male catkins
 
 
Close-up of red female flower, new leaves
 
 
Close-up of fleshy stigmas
 
 
Developing acorns - downturned scales
 
 
Acorn and cup in early October
 
 
Green, glossy, sharply-lobed leaves in summer
 
 
Fissured bark
 
 
Insect gall on male catkins