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Quercus laurifolia


Laurel Oak, Swamp Laurel Oak, Darlington Oak




Origin:  United States of America; introduced in Europe in 1786.
Family
Fagaceae
Genus
Quercus
Species
laurifolia
Category
Woody
Height
18-24 m
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Description and Growing Information
Flowering Period
General Description
This species has been placed on the IUCN Red List as least concern.
Shape
Rounded crown.
Bark/Stem Description
Smooth, greyish-brown maturing to a blackish-brown and furrowed, thin deep red twigs.
Flower/Leaf Bud Description
Ovoid, dark brown, 3-6 cm in length.
Leaf Description
Oboval to rhomboid-elliptical, glossy green with a lighter underside and a attenuate or cuneate base, 5-12 x 1-3 cm.
Fruit Description
Acorn, 1.2 cm in length.
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