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Tree Key > Leaves > Simple > Lobed > Acorn
Swamp White Oak
Quercus bicolor
Distinguishing Features: Shallow and rounded lobes, leaf is wider near tip
  • Type: Deciduous
  • Form at maturity: 50 to 60 feet tall, upright oval crown, open
  • Leaf: Alternate leaf arrangement, simple, obovate leaf shape, 4 to 8 inches long, with 5-10 rounded lobes or blunt teeth along the margins, rounded, dark green leaf color in summer, copper to red fall color
  • Flower: Monoecious, Male flowers are pendulous yellow-green catkins
  • Bark: Dark brown, flaky, deeply furrowed and ridged bark
  • Fruit or Seed: Rounded acorn, 0.5 to 1 inch across, usually found in pairs, present as involucre.
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