Black oak
Quercus velutina
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All Photos (c) P. Burn

Description: Common throughout the backdune areas. McDonnell (1979) also reported red oak on the Island. Unlike many barrier islands to the south, there are no bear oak (Q. ilicifolia) on Plum Island.

Leaf a Needle or Scale: no

Leaf Arrangment: Alternate

Leaf Edge: smooth




Credits: (c) P. Burn