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Fagaceae - Beech family or Oak family

Fagus sylvatica - European beech winter identification with reddish, long, pointed buds in winter.

Fagaceae: Beech family or Oak family

Members of the Beech/Oak family can often be identified by their buds or flowering/fruiting structures.

Fagus sylvatica - European beech winter identification fruit is woody capsule with projections and two triangular seeds.
Castaneae dentata - American chestnut

  

Castanea dentata - American Chestnut showing trunk, bark and  Morton Arboretum accession tag Castanea dentata - American Chestnut - leaf on ground in winter - inset photo of summer leaves Castanea dentata - American Chestnut - closeup of burs on ground in winter
Fagus grandifolia - American beech

  

Fagus grandifolia - American beech Fagus grandifolia - American beech with reddish, long, pointed leaves in winter. Fagus grandifolia - American beech
Fagus sylvatica - European beech

  

Fagus sylvatica - European beech winter identification Fagus sylvatica - European beech winter identification with reddish, long, pointed buds in winter. Fagus sylvatica - European beech winter identification fruit is woody capsule with projections and two triangular seeds.
Quercus acutissima - sawtooth oak

  

Quercus acutissima - Sawtooth oak Quercus acutissima - Sawtooth oak Quercus acutissima - Sawtooth oak
Quercus alba - white oak

  

Quercus alba Quercus alba close up picture of  new leaves and flowers (catkins) White oak acorns on ground in early September
Quercus bicolor - swamp white oak

  

Quercus bicolor branch with peeling bark in winter Quercus bicolor leaves rounded teeth Quercus bicolor acorns cap covering less than half of fruit in early fall
Quercus dentata - daimyo oak

  

Quercus dentata - Daimyo oak Quercus dentata - Daimyo oak Tree Photos
Quercus ellipsoidalis - Hill's oak, northern pin oak

  

Quercus ellipsoidalis - Northern pin oak, Hill's oak Quercus ellipsoidalis - Northern pin oak, Hill's oak Quercus ellipsoidalis - Northern pin oak, Hill's oak
Quercus imbricaria - shingle oak

  

Quercus imbricaria - Shingle oak, full tree in summer Quercus imbricaria - Shingle oak, leaves Quercus imbricaria - Shingle oak fruit
Quercus macrocarpa - bur oak

  

Quercus macrocarpa - Bur oak - early spring habit Quercus macrocarpa - Bur oak - photo of typical leaf Quercus macrocarpa - Bur oak - summer - close up of acorns August 2009
Quercus palustris - pin oak

  

Quercus palustris - Pin oak winter habit Quercus palustris - Pin oak photo of underside of leaf with hairs in axil Quercus palustris - Pin oak acorns in mid September
Quercus robur - English oak

  

Quercus robur - English oak - summer habit Quercus robur - English oak - leaves Quercus robur - English oak - leaves and acorns
Quercus rubra - northern red oak

  

northern red oak bark northern red oak fall leaf northern red oak acorns
Quercus stellata/ - Post oak

  

Quercus stellata - Post Oak fall trunk and bark photo Quercus stellata - Post Oak leaves and bud photo Quercus stellata - Post oak, late summer, leaves and very tiny acorns that never completed development
Alnus glutinosa - European Alder

  

Alnus glutinosa - European alder Winter identification, full view of tree Alnus glutinosa - European alder Winter identification, male catkins Alnus glutinosa - European alder Winter identification, winter cones
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