National Natural Landmarks
Big Oak Tree
Located within Big Oak Tree State Park, the Big Oak Tree site is the only sizable known tract of essentially virgin wet-mesic bottomland hardwood forest remaining in the northern Mississippi Alluvial Plain section of the Gulf Coastal Plain biophysiographic province.
Location: Mississippi County, MO
Year designated: 1986
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