Oak #1

Common name: oak (chisha)

Scientific name: Quercus

Leaf:

oak tree #1 leaf
Photo by Darrell Barnes at NWCC-DeSoto mini-grove in Southaven, Mississippi.

oak tree #1 leaf 2

Photo by Darrell Barnes at NWCC-DeSoto mini-grove in Southaven, Mississippi.

 

Shape/morphology/growth habit:

oak tree #1 habit
Photo by Darrell Barnes at NWCC-DeSoto mini-grove in Southaven, Mississippi.

Bark:

oak tree #1 bark
Photo by Darrell Barnes at NWCC-DeSoto mini-grove in Southaven, Mississippi.

 

Fruit/seed/reproductive:

oak tree #1 acorn
Photo by Darrell Barnes at NWCC-DeSoto mini-grove in Southaven, Mississippi.

 

Video links:

This tree identification page is a collaboration of Darrell Barnes, Todd Willis, students and interested parties.  The goal is to create a tree identification quiz. 

(Chickasaw) from:  Humes, James and Humes, Vinnie May James.  A Concise Chickasaw Dictionary. Chickasaw Press, 2015.  These were the native peoples of North Mississippi.

Photo location and credit for pic will be in the image description. Your edits in the comments are appreciated.  Thanks!

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