Swamp White Oak
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.