Bur Oak, Mossycup Oak
Quercus macrocarpa
Fagaceae

Images of Bur Oak

bur oak bark

Classification Bur Oak, Burr Oak, Mossycup White Oak

Height: up to 30 m

Leaves: summer green, (3-6 in) long and 5-13 cm (2-5 in) broad, lobed margin

Flowers: catkins, greenish-yellow

Fruit: acorns, large, 2-5 cm (0.8-2 in) long, large acorn-cup

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Bark: fire-tolerant tree

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Usage: larger gardens and parks

Natural distribution: USA, Canada