University of Rhode Island

Quercus bicolor

White Swamp Oak

Large tree with wide spreading crown. Leaves are irregularly lobed, up to seven inches long, shiny dark green above, light below. Grayish brown bark, acorns about 1” long. Tolerates poorly drained wet soils. Prefers acid soil, full sun, will tolerate drought. Native to RI. 50-60’ x 50-60’.

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