English oak and acorn

A couple of  weeks ago I wrote about sessile oak and its acorns – see here. Here are a couple of photos of English (or Pedunculate) Oak and its acorns for comparison.

Pedunculate oak 1
English Oak – leaves have short stalks and the acorns have long stalks

Pedunculate oak 2Long stalked acorn = English oak

Sessile oak 3For comparison – sessile oak – long stalks on the leaves  – short stalks on the acorns

 

 

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s