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Identify different types of acorns that denote different species of oak trees by looking at the size and appearance of the cupule, the length and diameter of the nut, and the color of the acorn. Also, look at the length ... More »

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To identify a tree using an ornamental tree index, choose a subcategory within each section that most clearly describes the selected tree. Within a tree identification guide, each classification narrows down the possibil... More »

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Examples of some of the most common deciduous trees are oak, maple, beech and sycamore. Deciduous trees are trees that shed their leaves annually. More »

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All species of oak trees produce acorns. Acorns contain one seed, on rare occasion two seeds, encased in a shell. They range in size from 1 to 6 centimeters long and 0.8 to 4 centimeters wide. Depending on the exact spec... More »

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The growth rate of oak trees varies depending on the species. Oak trees may be classified as deciduous or evergreen trees and grow at very slow or quite rapid paces. Some oak trees take nearly a century to reach their fu... More »

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Oak tree types can be identified by their leaves, their acorns and bark, their habits, and the places where they grow. The sessile oak has leaves that are dark green on the top but pale and hairy beneath and that usually... More »

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Several different factors can help to identify the species of a tick, including size, color, the length of its mouth parts, location and time of the year. Although there are many different species of ticks, these factors... More »

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