Oak in winter mist - Savernake Forest Image by Joseph Wright

On not seeing the forest [f]or the trees

The Angel Oak is a Southern live oak tree located in Angel Oak Park, in Charleston, South Carolina, on Johns Island, one of South Carolina's Sea Islands. It is estimated to be in excess of 1400 years old

The Angel Oak is a Southern live oak tree located in Angel Oak Park, in Charleston, South Carolina, on Johns Island, one of South Carolina's Sea Islands. It is estimated to be in excess of 1400 years old

The Angel Oak is thought to be one of the oldest living things east of the Mississippi River.

The Angel Oak is thought to be one of the oldest living things east of the Mississippi River.

Acorns & leaves....we have so many oak trees. This time of year the squirrels build their nests with oak leaves and small branches. In the autumn so many nuts fall from the trees the ground is covered in shells....you have to be careful for falling acorn bombs......:)

Acorns & leaves....we have so many oak trees. This time of year the squirrels build their nests with oak leaves and small branches. In the autumn so many nuts fall from the trees the ground is covered in shells....you have to be careful for falling acorn bombs......:)

Fagaceae: oaks, acorns present, red and white. lobation and spike on end of leaf

An entry from Chimney Smoke

Fagaceae: oaks, acorns present, red and white. lobation and spike on end of leaf

Tree Identification by Leaf Shape | Figure 2. The three main groups of oaks are organized by leaf shape.~ Oak tree leaves for identification

Tree Identification by Leaf Shape | Figure 2. The three main groups of oaks are organized by leaf shape.~ Oak tree leaves for identification

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