unusual oak

unusual oak

Observation - unusual oak - UK and Ireland. Description: Oak sapling with leaves with deep, rounded, lobes. There are several smaller saplings of Q. robur in the vicinity, but I didn't spot any mature oaks. Given the auriculate leaf bases I suspect that it's a sport of Quercus robur.

Oak sapling with leaves with deep, rounded, lobes. There are several smaller saplings of Q. robur in the vicinity, but I didn't spot any mature oaks.

Given the auriculate leaf bases I suspect that it's a sport of Quercus robur.