Quercus alba, or White oak usually lives between 200 and 300 years, although specimens have been documented to reach over 450 years of age. It has a short and stocky truck with wide sprawling limbs. Their acorns are a valuable source of food for rabbits, squirrels, deer, and a wide variety of birds.
You can help scientists understand how climate change is impacting this species by using the phenophase guide below to observe its lifecycle in Nature's Notebook.
White Oak Phenophase Guide
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