Swamp White Oak - Quercus bicolor
A medium-sized oak, the long leaves of this tree are broadest near the tip, with shallow lobes; they are dark green above and pale beneath. This is a midwestern and eastern species with a fairly narrow latitudinal range although small populations are found to the north and south. It grows in wet environments, often on clayey soils. It is an upright rounded oak. The acorns are broad and up to 1 1/2 inches in length. Long-lived, Swamp White Oak grows rapidly, often with other oaks. It hybridizes with Bur Oak. A white oak, it is much utilized for lumber.