common oak


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Related to common oak: English oak, Quercus robur, pedunculate oak
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Noun1.common oak - medium to large deciduous European oak having smooth leaves with rounded lobescommon oak - medium to large deciduous European oak having smooth leaves with rounded lobes; yields hard strong light-colored wood
white oak - any of numerous Old World and American oaks having 6 to 8 stamens in each floret, acorns that mature in one year and leaf veins that never extend beyond the margin of the leaf
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Coloccini has also had a tree survey carried out by experts who have recommended that four trees - a Chinese Juniper, Common Oak and two Sycamores are removed.
The disease that I was mentioning, Phytophthora ramorum, was known in America as sudden oak death - it attacks a particular variety of oak which is neither of our two common oak species.
Walking from here to the Alcester Road, you can see pines, horse chestnut, common oak, goat willow, sycamore, beech, yew, holly, Lombardy popular and, native to the Balkans and south west Asia, a pendent silver lime.