SCIENTIFIC NAME: Quercus laevis
COMMON NAME: turkey oak
LEAVES: Deeply lobed (almost to the mid-vein) and glabrous. Short petiole. Turkey foot shape. Oriented vertically (less water loss). Good red fall color.
BARK: Black and ridge and furrowed.
OTHER: Pointed buds up to 1/4" long. Native to dry sites. Can grow 50' tall on good sites. In sand will grow about 20' tall. Tap rooted and not in the trade.