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Northwest Missouri State University


White Oak

Quercus alba

Native. Leaves are altemate, simple, lobed and 4 to 8 inches long. The leaves turn purplish-red in the fall. Height to 100 feet. The common name refers to the color of the wood which is used for barrel making, flooring and ships. State tree of Illinois.

GIS coordinate: N40 21.161 W94 52.922

Trail Number: T32

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Leaf - White Oak

Summer - White Oak