|Leaf smooth on both sides. Seven to eleven lobes. Buds pointed and light brown. Acorns have a flat top and large nut. Inner bark cream colored. -- Red Oak||Leaf more or less covered with rusty colored hairs on the underside. Buds blunt, yellow-gray, and covered with small hairs. Inner bark orange. Acorn has a deep round cup and a small nut. -- Black Oak|
This key was developed by "bt" in June 1982. It was put into HTML format by Stephen Ostermiller in July 1997. Copies of the entire guide in zip format that may be taken to camp on a laptop are available to those who write.