Pin Oak

Quercus palustris

This oak, also called Spanish Oak, is native to swampy areas in eastern North America. Its propensity for growing in wet habitats is reflected in the Latin name of the species, palustris, meaning โ€œof swamps.โ€ This medium-sized deciduous tree produces bitter, unpalatable acorns.
Habitat:
Bottomlands.
Growth Habit:
Deciduous tree, growing to 30 m tall.
Bloom Time:
Mid-spring.
Longevity:
Moderate.
Presence in US:
AR CT DC DE GA IA IL IN KS KY MA MD MI MO MS NC NE NJ NY OH OK PA RI TN VA WI WV