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Arizona White Oak

Natural History

Arizona White Oak is a member of the Beech Family. It is a large tree which grows to 60 feet in height with a trunk up to 3 feet in diameter. The bark is light gray with deep fissures. Leaves are dark to bluish green and oval with slightly wavy edges to 3 inches in length. The tree typically grows in mountains and canyons at elevations between 5000 - 7000 feet.

The White Oak is one of the largest oaks to be found in the southwest.

This oak blooms in the spring and forms tiny flowers, followed by an acorn to 1 inch in length.

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