Eastern US, New Brunswick south to Florida and west to Texas. Very common tree.
Grand tree with low, spreading branches and an oval or rounded crown.
Rich woods, throughout the east coast. Very common and hardy. Commonly found throughout White Clay State Park
Beautiful native tree, climax species and often used by many different species of animals. Great for large landscapes.
Silvery green when opening:Alternate, simple, serrated. Silvery green when opening, dark green at maturity, fall color tends to be golden bronzed and often times persists during:Golden bronze in fall
Buds are long, drawn out, pointed, and scaled.
Extremely smooth, light gray bark. Easily identifiable characteristic
Monoecious, yellow-green. Globular male flowers hang on a long peduncle, females hang from small spikes.
Triangular nut encased in a spiky involucre.