Willow Oak

Quercus phellos

This medium-sized tree (20-30 m tall) is native to eastern North America. This species is distinguished from other oaks by its bright green, willow-like leaves. Despite its popular use in street-side plantings, the trees often grow larger than anticipated, which sometimes results in cracked sidewalks.
Habitat:
Moist alluvial soils.
Growth Habit:
Deciduous tree, growing to 25 m tall.
Bloom Time:
Mid-spring.
Longevity:
Long-lived.
Presence in US:
AL AR DC DE FL GA IL KY LA MD MO MS NC NJ NY OK PA SC TN TX VA