Oregon White Oak

Quercus garryana

Plant Description

Oregon’s hallmark native oak tree that is the keystone species of the oak savannah ecosystems which once dominated the Willamette Valley. These important ecosystems now cover just 1-2% of their original land area. Oregon white oak forms a large canopy with wide-spreading branches and beautiful, gnarled form. It is slow growing but long-lived, eventually reaching up to 100 feet tall. White oak is incredibly important for wildlife and supports over 200 species of insects and wildlife. Tolerant of drought and wet winters.

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