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Oak (Swamp White)

Quercus bicolor
Green leafy branches of a Swamp White Oak tree
Bold. Durable. And magnificent! In many ways, Swamp White Oak, or Quercus bicolor, growing 50'-60' tall with a spread of the same size, is a very similar tree to White Oak. They share the same aura of nobility with wide, spreading canopies of similar dimensions. Both are in the White Oak group. A few differences do exist as follows...

Swamp Oak bark is broken into smaller plates.
Swamp Oak tolerates compacted and wet soils better than White Oak.
Swamp Oak is easier to transplant than White Oak.
Swamp Oak leaves are a darker green during the growing season. (The leaves of the Swamp White Oak are shiny green on the top and silvery white on the bottom; that is the reason for the species name - bicolor.)
Swamp Oak's fall color is inferior to White Oak's.
Swamp White Oak acorns are more likely to attract wildlife than White Oak's are.

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