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Turkey Oak

Turkey Oak in August, Beaminster, Dorset

In May with new leaves and catkins

Male catkins

Male flowers - white filaments, yellow-green anthers

Insect galls on a catkin

Female flower spike - 4 styles


Acorn in September of year 1 - frill of scales

Acorn in September of year 2

Side view of acorn

Shoot bud with twisted, whiskery stipules

Leaves are yellow-green in May

Lobed leaves - dark green in September

Pale green underside of leaf

Grey, fissured bark