Location: 34600 Ardenwood Blvd., Fremont
Park: Ardenwood Historical Park
Native to: N. America
Tree type: flowering
Leaf retention: deciduous
Comments: Broadleaf deciduous tree native to east central Canada and the Midwest of the US. Bur Oak is in the white oak family with blunt lobes. This species has rather large acorns with heavily furred boots. Trees to 40 or 50 feet in our area, larger in its native range.
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To prevent the transfer of disease and other considerations, do not touch or take samples from the specimen tree or any other plants on the property.
Photo provided by Nelson Kirk
Illustration by Philip Eaker