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