Philly Tree Map

Tree Key > Leaves > Simple > Toothed Edge > Catkin
Sawtooth Oak
Quercus acutissima
Distinguishing Features: Bristle-like teeth along edges, young leaves are fuzzy
  • Type: Deciduous
  • Form at maturity: 40 to 60 feet tall, broad-spreading, rounded crown
  • Leaf: Alternate leaf arrangement, simple leaves, oblong leaf shape, 3.5 to 7.5 inches long, serrated leaf margins, bristled-like teeth on serrations, dark green leaves in summers, brownish-yellow fall color.
  • Flower: Monoecious yellowish-green flowers in separate male and female catkins
  • Bark: Gray to black bark develops corky ridging with age.
  • Fruit or Seed: 1 inches long acorn enclosed in an involucre, involucre has spreading and recurved scales, dark brown in color
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