Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Quercus bicolor Willd. image
Photographer: Dennis W. Woodland           

Dennis W. Woodland

Dennis W. Woodland

Matthew L. Wagner

Matthew L. Wagner

Matthew L. Wagner

Matthew L. Wagner

Matthew L. Wagner

Matthew L. Wagner

Matthew L. Wagner

Matthew L. Wagner

Matthew L. Wagner

Paul Drobot

Robert W. Freckmann
Family Fagaceae
Quercus bicolor Willd.
swamp white oak
Quercus: Latin for oak
bicolor: two-colored
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Status: Native
Plant: perennial, deciduous tree to 98' tall; scaly or flat-ridged, dark gray bark
Flower: round to oval, light or dark brown buds; blooms in spring
Fruit:long stalked acorns from the axils, semi-circular to turban-like cup covering 1/2-3/4 of the nut; smooth, oval, elliptic to oblong, light brown nut
Leaf:obovate in outline, base narrowly wedge shaped to triangular with a pointed end; edges entirely toothed or just the top 1/2, sometimes lobed; tip broadly rounded to oval; underside light green to whitish, velvety, upper side shiny dark green
Habitat: moist or wet; swamp forests, slopes, poorly drained uplands
(Glossary)

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Synonyms 
Quercus bicolor Willd. var. angustifolia Dippel
Quercus bicolor Willd. var. cuneiformis Dippel

         
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