Swamp White Oak

Quercus bicolor

This species is primarily found in wetlands throughout eastern and midwestern North America. Its species name, "bicolor," is derived from its leaves being darker on top and lighter on the underside. Acorns of this oak make up over one-quarter of the diet of Wood Ducks.
Habitat:
Streambanks, swamps and bottomlands.
Growth Habit:
Deciduous tree growing to 25 m, lower branches drooping.
Bloom Time:
Early spring, mid-spring.
Longevity:
Long-lived.
Presence in US:
AL CT DC DE IA IL IN KY MA MD ME MI MN MO NC NH NJ NY OH PA RI SC TN VA VT WI WV
Presence in Canada:
NS ON QC