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Algerian oak
Quercus canariensis

Location: School St.
Park: Niles Community Park
District: Niles
Native to: Africa
Tree type: flowering
Leaf retention: deciduous

Comments: Deciduous broadleaf native to northern Africa, southern France, Spain and Portugal. Leaves are lobed, dark green and about 3" long. Leaves persist well into winter and sometimes persist year round. Bark is brown and rough. Specimen tree is 8' tall and will grow to 30' to 40' over time. Also known as a Mediterranean oak.

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