This tree stands in front of the Peabody library along the Esplanade, south of the walkway that leads to the library's front doot.
White oak leaves
are fairly easy to recognize because of their large, rounded lobes. Their acorns
have caps with a pebbly surface. The bark
of large white oak trees is distinctive, with a grayish color and long, rounded, loose plates.
White oak is common in the wild in middle Tennessee. It is a commonly planted oak on Vanderbilt campus Its leaves and acorn are symbols of the university.