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Quercus phellosQuercus phellos

willow oak, pin oak, peach oak

Photograph(s) by*: USFWS BES

Characteristics

Height: 80-100'
Flowers: Feb.-May;
Fruit: light yellow or greenish brown; nut/nut-like
Fall color: red

Conditions *

Light: Full sun Partial shade
Moisture: Moist Wet
Soil pH: 4.5-5.5
Soil type: Clay Loamy

Habitat

bottomlands or low flatwoods and upland old fields

Native to

Region: Coastal Piedmont *
States: MD

Wildlife

Songbird Waterfowl Small mammal *

Notes

acorns food for wildlife



 Publication by USFWS BayScapes Conservation Landscaping Program
http://www.nps.gov/plants/pubs/chesapeake/plant/1251.htm
Last updated: 1 October 2004