Average Height: The black oak tree is a medium sized tree, growing 80 feet in height.
Average Width: No data
Leaf Description: Black oak tree leaves are 4-8 inches long with 5-7 bristle tipped lobes. Leaves appear similar to northern red oak, with shiny green upper surfaces and paler slightly fuzzy under surfaces.
Bark Description: Young bark is gray and smooth becoming thicker and rougher with age. Inner bark is yellow to orange and very bitter tasting.
Twig Description: The twigs on black oak trees are stout and red brown to gray. Buds are very large, fuzzy and distinctly pointed. (See pictures.)
Flowering: Yellow green catkins on males, reddish breen and on short spikes for females.
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