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Oak - Wikipedia


An oak is a tree or shrub in the genus Quercus of the beech family, Fagaceae. There are approximately 600 extant species of oaks. The common name "oak" ...

Oak tree Facts - SoftSchools


Oak belongs to the genus Quercus which comprises over 600 different species of trees. Most species of oak trees are deciduous with only couple of evergreen ...

Top 10 facts about oak trees - Daily Express


May 29, 2015 ... MAY 29 used to be celebrated in England as Oak Apple Day in celebration of Charles II hiding in an oak tree at Boscobel to escape the ...

Oak - National Tree Candidate - Arbor Day Foundation


By any standard, the oak is a mighty tree. It is significant in sheer numbers alone, with oak trees being the most widespread hardwoods in the temperate zone of ...

oak facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia.com articles about oak


Oak trees are classified as members of the genus Quercus, a Latin word said to be derived from a Celtic word meaning "fine tree." Worldwide there are more ...

Trees for Sale at the Arbor Day Tree Nursery - Arbor Day Foundation


Oak Trees. The oak tree family is made up of hundreds of species. As a landscaping tree they make great shade trees and many have great fall color.

4 Ways to Identify Oak Trees - wikiHow


How to Identify Oak Trees. There are literally hundreds of species of oak trees located in various areas of the world. This popular tree has been a valuable ...

In a Nutshell: Oak Tree and Acorn Facts - Organic Gardening ...


Learn about oak tree and acorn facts, including the lifecycle of acorns, how acorns feed wildlife, nutrients in acorns and a list of oak tree varieties. By Terry ...

A Quick but Complete Review of Common Oak Tree Species - Forestry


Feb 17, 2016 ... The oak tree has long been prized for legendary strength, longevity and excellent wood properties. Oak trees adapt well in the natural forest, ...

Oak tree - Science Daily


The term oak can be used as part of the common name of any of several hundred species of trees and shrubs in the genus Quercus, and some related genera, ...

Oak Tree
Kingdom: Plantae Division: Magnoliophyta Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Fagales Family: Fagaceae Genus: Quercus
The mighty, majestic oak has, throughout the centuries, been the subject of story, song and proverb. More than 80 species of this beautiful tree are found in North America. All oaks are deciduous trees with... More »