Web Results



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 ...

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.

What is the difference between an oak tree and a maple tree? - Quora


If you're trying to identify them in the wild, this picture might help: The top-left is an example of a ... This does not include the common gamble oak, though.

What is an Oak Tree? (with pictures) - wiseGEEK


An oak tree is a tree in the Quercus or Lithocarpus genus. Oak trees are typically characterized by their strong wood, leaves with...

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 ...

Live Oak Tree Facts - Southern Pride Tree Farm


Interesting facts about live oak trees | Quercus virginiana. Live Oak tree growth and life.

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, ...

Maintaining Oak Tree Health | Sudden Oak Death


Bark growth cracks usually indicate that the tree is healthy. Tissue in the cracks should be bright green or pink when scratched. However, loose and discolored ...

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 »
More Info

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...