name botanical:Quercus macrocarpa
other name:Mossycup Oak
other name:Mossycup White Oak
family:Beech family (Fagaceae)
height:up to 30 m (99 ft)
The leaves of Bur oak are green, sinuate, up to 15 cm (5.9 in) long and up to 13 cm (5.1 in) broad. The leaf margin is smooth.
fall foliage:copper yellow
blossom color:greenish - yellowish
The flowers form greenish - yellow drooping catkins. Flowering and leafing sprout together.
Big acorns, up to 5 cm (2 in) in diameter. The fruit cups wrapped half the acorn.
The branches are brown, rough, thickened at the end. The buds are small and brown.
bark:The bark is gray-brown and lengthwise furrowed.
location:Sun to half-shade
ph value:slightly acidic to alkaline
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