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Quercus nigra (Water oak)

Other names: North American barren oak, North American black oak, Possum oak, Quercus microcarya, Quercus nigra var. heterophylla, Spotted oak, Punk oak, Duck oak

Q. nigra is a broadly conical to broadly rounded, deciduous to semi-evergreen tree with pendent lower branches, smooth, grey bark, and spoon-shaped to narrowly obovate, usually three-lobed, dark green leaves turning yellow in autumn. Yellow-green flower catkins in spring are followed by spherical acorns with woolly, scaly cups.

Ultimate spread 18m
max. spread
Ultimate height 24m
max. height
Time to ultimate size 50-100 years
to maturity
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