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An individual instance of Quercus bicolor (swamp white oak)
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This tree is located along the east side of 21st Ave. S. across from the entrance to the East Garage.

Although swamp white oak leaves are similar to swamp chestnut oak leaves, notice that the lobes/teeth of swamp white oak leaves tend to become less noticeable as you approach the base of the leaf.  There are usually fewer than 8 pairs of veins extending to the teeth.  Swamp white oak acorns have very long stalks (although this tree has not been observed to produce acorns).

Swamp white oak is normally found in wetland areas and isn't typically planted.  However, a row of them has been planted along this side of 21st Ave.  This individual is in the best shape -- many of the others have been mutilated by the power company.

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This organism is a living specimen that is part of the  Vanderbilt University Arboretum  with the local identifier 1-804.

This particular organism is believed to have managed means of establishment.

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Quercus bicolor


sec. 1993

common name: swamp white oak
family: Fagaceae
Identified 2006-04-14 by Steven J. Baskauf


Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, US
Click on these geocoordinates to load a map showing the location: 36.14202°, -86.80001°
Coordinate uncertainty about: 10 m.

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whole tree (or vine) - general
leaf - margin of upper + lower surface
inflorescence - whole - unspecified
inflorescence - whole - male 1993 =

Flora of North America Editorial Committee, eds., 1993. Flora of North America North of Mexico. Flora of North America Association, New York, NY, US and Oxford, UK.

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