How do the Oak Trees become pollenated? Insects, air, or how?
Oaks are wind pollinated. See
for a discussion directed to students.
-via wind pollination:
Missouri Botanical Garden
c/o Harvard University Herbaria
Oak trees are pollinated by wind action. Oaks are monoecious, which
means there are separate male and female flowers on the same tree. The
male flowers are clustered in catkins, specialized structures that have
characteristics allowing for easy release of oak pollen.
Jim Tokuhisa, Ph.D.
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Update: June 2012