White Oak

Arbor walk #43, Treekeeper ID #2690

This tree is very large (growing to a height of 50-80 feet) and its wide-spreading horizontal branches provide excellent shade for larger landscapes and parks. It is natively found in drier upland environments in Missouri – and throughout the Midwest – and is the beloved state tree of Illinois.

Common NameWhite Oak
Latin NameQuercus alba
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More about Tree #43:

Where to find Arbor Walk #43

Data on the space around this tree

Data on this tree over time

More about the White Oak in general:

How to identify a White Oak

Relationship of Quercus alba to other species in the Arboretum

Global Distribution of White Oak

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