Blackjack Oak (Quercus marilandica)

  • Broadleafed
  • Deciduous
  • Alternate Common Name: Black jack oak tree
  • Average Height: Blackjack oak is a small tree, generally 20-30 feet tall.
  • Average Width: No data
  • Leaf Description: Leaves are 5-8 inches long, appearing thick with three shallow lobes, each ending in a bristle tip. The upper surface is a shiny green color, the underside appears to be covered in orange brown hairs.
  • Bark Description: Blackjack oak tree bark is very dark - almost black - and rough.
  • Twig Description: Blackjack oak trees have stout, dark brown twigs with reddish brown buds that are sharp, and fuzzy.
  • Flowering: Long catkin flowers.
  • Needle or Broadleaf: Broadleafed
  • Comments: None

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