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Quercus robur
English Oak
Family: Fagaceae

This tree is massive and rugged with a short trunk. Its bark is a gray-brown color. Its leaves are small and deciduous with a dark green color. In late autumn the leaves turn brown and stay on the tree throughout most of the winter. The English oak has different subspecies with in it. Three of them are: Concordia, Fastigiata, and Pendula. The acorns on the English oak are usually born singly or in clusters of 2 or 3. The English oak is very popular in Europe. Hardiness zones 5-8. There is an English oak by Ragsdale Grove, located by Group 1.

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