Latin name: Quercus robur
Average Height: 40m
Distinctive features: Alternate lobed leaves with NO STALKS, acorns have STALKS. young bark is smooth and shiny becoming fissured with age.
Top uses: Used in construction of ships, homes and buildings. Acorns used to be a very important winter pig feed.
Interesting facts: The word ìroburî means sturdy in this variety of oak could not be felled until the advent of iron tools.