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Definition of Swamp white oak
Swamp white oakOak Oak ([=o]k), n. [OE. oke, ok, ak, AS. [=a]c; akin to D.
eik, G. eiche, OHG. eih, Icel. eik, Sw. ek, Dan. eeg.]
1. (Bot.) Any tree or shrub of the genus Quercus. The oaks
have alternate leaves, often variously lobed, and
staminate flowers in catkins. The fruit is a smooth nut,
called an acorn, which is more or less inclosed in a
scaly involucre called the cup or cupule. There are now
recognized about three hundred species, of which nearly
fifty occur in the United States, the rest in Europe,
Asia, and the other parts of North America, a very few
barely reaching the northern parts of South America and
Africa. Many of the oaks form forest trees of grand
proportions and live many centuries. The wood is usually
hard and tough, and provided with conspicuous medullary
rays, forming the silver grain.
2. The strong wood or timber of the oak.
Note: Among the true oaks in America are:
Barren oak, or
Black-jack, Q. nigra.
Basket oak, Q. Michauxii.
Black oak, Q. tinctoria; -- called also yellow or
Bur oak (see under Bur.), Q. macrocarpa; -- called also
over-cup or mossy-cup oak.
Chestnut oak, Q. Prinus and Q. densiflora.
Chinquapin oak (see under Chinquapin), Q. prinoides.
Coast live oak, Q. agrifolia, of California; -- also
Live oak (see under Live), Q. virens, the best of all
for shipbuilding; also, Q. Chrysolepis, of California.
Pin oak. Same as Swamp oak.
Post oak, Q. obtusifolia.
Red oak, Q. rubra.
Scarlet oak, Q. coccinea.
Scrub oak, Q. ilicifolia, Q. undulata, etc.
Shingle oak, Q. imbricaria.
Spanish oak, Q. falcata.
Swamp Spanish oak, or
Pin oak, Q. palustris.
Swamp white oak, Q. bicolor.
Water oak, Q. aguatica.
Water white oak, Q. lyrata.
Willow oak, Q. Phellos. Among the true oaks in Europe
Bitter oak, or
Turkey oak, Q. Cerris (see Cerris).
Cork oak, Q. Suber.
English white oak, Q. Robur.
Holly oak, or
Holm oak, Q. Ilex.
Kermes oak, Q. coccifera.
Nutgall oak, Q. infectoria.
Note: Among plants called oak, but not of the genus
African oak, a valuable timber tree (Oldfieldia
Australian, or She, oak, any tree of the genus
Casuarina (see Casuarina).
Indian oak, the teak tree (see Teak).
Jerusalem oak. See under Jerusalem.
New Zealand oak, a sapindaceous tree (Alectryon
Poison oak, the poison ivy. See under Poison.
Meaning of Swamp white oak from wikipedia
bicolor, the swamp white oak
, is a North American species
of medium-sized trees
in the beech
family. It is a common element
of America's north...
- The Battle
of White Oak Swamp
on June 30, 1862, in Henrico
County, Virginia, as part of the Seven
(Peninsula Campaign) of the...
- pin oak
or swamp Spanish oak
, is an oak
in the red oak section
(Quercus sect. Lobatae). Pin oak
is one of the most commonly
used landscaping oaks
- California shrub oak
— # California Quercus bicolor
— swamp white oak
and midwestern North America Quercus boyntonii
— Boynton's post oak
as the white oak Quercus
bicolor, swamp white oak Quercus
arizonica, Arizona white oak Quercus
garryana, Oregon white oak
or Garry oak Quercus
- mountain-ash Mulberry
Red mulberry Oak
Bur oak Eastern black oak Northern
Pin oak Swamp white oak White oak
Pine Eastern white
michauxii, the swamp chestnut oak
, is a species
in the white oak section Quercus section Quercus
in the beech
family. It is native
- bicolor Swamp Spanish oak
– Quercus palustris Swamp white oak
– Quercus bicolor Valley oak
– Quercus lobata White oak
alba Yellowbark oak
- the white oak
and that of swamp chestnut oak being paler
ash-gray and scaly. The ****apin oak
also has much smaller acorns
than the chestnut oak
- (Colophospermum mopane) Oak
(Quercus) White oak White oak
(Quercus alba) Bur oak
(Quercus macrocarpa) Post oak
(Quercus stellata) Swamp white oak
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