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Common Name:
Swamp White Oak
Scientific Name:
Quercus bicolor
Common Family:
Beech family
Scientific Family:
Bark: Gray and scaly, later developing irregular fissures and ridges.
Foliage: Alternate, simple, obovate, 3 to 7 inches long, margin with large irregular blunt teeth, 2 to 4 1/2 inches wide, dark green and shiny above, very pale below.
Fruit: Acorn, 1 inch long, tan, borne singly or double on a long stalk (2 inches), bowl-shaped cap covers about 1/3 of nut.
Cemetery|Location: Fairmount | Block 46 and Block 15
Additional Information:

Colorado Tree Coalition – Swamp White Oak

Champion Tree – the largest known tree of a species. These trees are measured using the American Forests points system which is calculated based on the trunk circumference, the height and the average crown spread to give a point value. Champion trees are documented and tracked at the state and national levels.