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Tree with deeply lobed, spiky leaves

Observed: 19th August 2012 By: af4532
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course complete
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Description:

Tree with lobed spiky leaves growing at edge of commercial conifer woodland. Mature leaves are matt green.

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Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Red Oak (Quercus rubra) interacts

Comments

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Red & Scarlet Oaks are very

Red & Scarlet Oaks are very similar but Red Oak has a larger coarser leaf, Scarlet Oak having drip-tips to the lobes; both trees having grey bark,certainly on old specimens,

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