Shingle Oak (Quercus imbricaria) also known as laurel oak have leaves 3 to 6 inches long and the leaves or sort of oval shaped with out the lobes of your classic oak leaf. There are only a few oaks with leaves that look like this so identification of these trees is pretty easy. Similiar oaks would be water oak, willow oak, laurel oak and obtusa oak. Each have similiar but different leaves. Willow and laurel oak leaves are skinnier, water oaks are bigger at the end not the middle and obtusa oak leaves are more diamond shaped and less rounded.
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