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



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