Swamp White Oak
Quebec to Georgia , west to Michagan and Arkansas
Broad, open, rounded-topped crown.
Wet, moist, even swampy conditions with acidic soil.
Wildlife value. Grows well in swampy soils.
Alternate, simple, oblong-ovate. Dark green, extremely glossy on top and white to silver on the bottom. Dull yellow-bronze fall color. The apex is rounded but shallow lobes.
Buds are imbricately scaled and light chestnut color. Dome shaped buds.
Gray-brown with flaky, deep fissures that run longitudinally
Insignificant flowers in separate male and female catkins in spring.
Acorn, 1 inch and usually found in pairs.