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Common Name: Black Oak

Species Name: Quercus velutina Lam.

Family Name: Fagaceae

Plant Type: Trees



Plant Facts  
Origin North America
Duration Perennial
Distribution in Oklahoma Eastern half of state
Sun Preference Somewhat shade intolerant
Susceptibility Oak decline, Biscogniauxia canker, oak wilt



ID Characteristics



Habitat Dry uplands, sandy and rocky ridges, oak-pine and oak-hickory forests
Soil Type Dry upland soils
USDA Cold Hardiness Zone 6 to 8
Successional Stage Early to mid-successional



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