Site Preferences: As the name suggests, this species is closely related to our native white oak, except its preference for wetter and soils.
Characteristics: Shiny dark green round lobed leaves, with fuzzy pale green undersides. The acorns have a long stalk and the scales on the acorn cap are recurved and pointed.
Values: Advancing Species. Habitat tree, with acorns providing significant food source for wildlife.
Leaves: Jean-Pol GRANDMONT - Own work, CC BY 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=5042213
Tree: Bruce Marlin - Own work http://www.cirrusimage.com/tree_swamp_white_oak.htm, CC BY-SA 2.5, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=3121409