Live oak

Common name:  live oak, evergreen oak

Scientific name:  Quercus ilex

Leaf:

live oak leaf 2
Photo by Darrell Barnes in Flowood, Mississippi.

Shape/morphology/growth habit:

live oak habit

Bark:

live oak bark
Photo by Darrell Barnes in Flowood, Mississippi.

Fruit/seed/reproductive:

live oak acorns 2
Photograph by Darrell Barnes in Flowood, Mississippi.

Video links:

Live oaks in Ocean Springs, Mississippi by Darrell Barnes

 

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.

Photo location and credit for pic will be in the image description.

Your edits in the comments are appreciated.  Thanks!

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