Spanish Oak

Quercus falcata

This medium-sized oak is native to the southeastern United States. Adult trees usually grow 25-30 m in height and have characteristic leaves with rounded bases, resembling an inverted bell in shape. The leaves are shiny dark green above and rust-colored and fuzzy below. The common name Spanish Oak might refer to the occurrence of this species in areas of former Spanish colonies.
Habitat:
Dry uplands.
Growth Habit:
Deciduous tree, growing to 30 m.
Bloom Time:
Mid-spring.
Longevity:
Long-lived.
Presence in US:
AL AR DC DE FL GA IL IN KY LA MD MO MS NC NJ OH OK PA SC TN TX VA WV