Scientific name
Fagus grandifolia
Leaves narrowly ovate with 12-16 widely spaced teeth. Long slender twigs ending in tapering copper-colored leaf bud. The bark is smooth & light gray.

Scientific name
Quercus velutina
5-7 bristle-tipped lobed leaves. Typically dark and shiny on upper surface and variable in shape. Young leaves are red dish and densely hairy.

Scientific name
Quercus kelloggii
Also Known As
Black oak, Kellogg oak
California black oak is a deciduous, hardwood tree with a broad rounded crown. It is the largest mountain oak in the West. The trunk bark is dark and covered with small plates. The bright green leaves are distinctly six-lobed ending in one to four bristle-tipped teeth. The acorns mature in the second year. The nut is deeply set in the cup and the cup is covered with thin, flat and imbricate scales. Source: USDA Plants Database

Scientific name
Quercus rubra
The leaves have 7-9 pointed lobes with v-shaped sinuses (the indented part between the lobes). The bark is distinctive, having dark red to grey-brown ridges with what appear to be shiny stripes down each ridge.

Scientific name
Quercus garryana
Leaves alternate, deeply round-lobed.The acorns are the distinctive fruit. The flowers are inconspicuous, yellow or greenish, and emerge just as the leaves emerge.

Scientific name
Quercus lyrata
Overcup oaks are found in the southeastern United States. They are commonly found in wet areas, such as lowlands and can grow up to 66 feet tall. The leaves of the Overcup oak have rounded lobes and the shape of the entire leaf is somewhat of an elongated-lobed oval. A distinguishing feature of the Overcup oak is the acorns. In this species the acorn cap covers more than half of the nut.

Scientific name
Quercus virginiana
Also Known As
Virginia live oak
Willow oaks are found in much of the eastern United States and as far west as Texas and Oklahoma.They prefer stream sides and wet areas, but can also be found in upland areas. The shape of the leaves,which are long and skinny like willow-leaves, are what give this oak species its name. Willow oaks produce acorns in abundance and are an important food source for wildlife.

Scientific name
Quercus alba
Leaves have rounded lobes and are hairless when mature. In spring, small young leaves are silvery pink and covered with fine hair. Fruit are acorns.

Scientific name
Quercus phellos
Willow oaks are found in much of the eastern United States and as far west as Texas and Oklahoma.They prefer stream sides and wet areas, but can also be found in upland areas. The shape of the leaves, which are long and skinny like willow-leaves, are what give this oak species its name. Willow oaks produce acorns in abundance and are an important food source for wildlife.