Visual Identification Key
to the
Oaks of the Southeast United States
Created by
Rebecca Dellinger-Johnston and Dr. Bruce Kirchoff
Last Updated April 3, 2017





This is a visual key to native, or naturalized, oak species of the Southeastern United States.
This region includes Alabama, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, West Virginia, and Virginia. 
 
This key is designed to help identify oak trees using pictures of living oak leaves.
It can be used to identify living trees or dried specimens.

Click here for a link to the instructions for use of the Visual Oak Key.

Click here to go directly to the key.


Click here to go to the research version