5 main veins, arranged ✋︎ palmate

leaves=aromatic
American sweetgum Liquidambar styraciflua

Leaf lobe sinuses = shallow (indented ¼-½ to central vein)

leaf=small;  on a small tree
scrub oak Quercus ilicifolia

lobes taper toward tips
red oak Quercus rubra

lobes widen a bit toward tips;  leaf=thick+leathery
black oak Quercus velutina

Learn more

plant terminology