swamp white oak

noun
an oak, Quercus bicolor, of eastern North America, yielding a hard, heavy wood used in shipbuilding, for making furniture, etc.

Origin:
1715–25, Americanism

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swamp white oak

noun
large deciduous oak of the eastern United States with a flaky bark and leaves that have fewer lobes than other white oaks; yields heavy strong wood used in construction; thrives in wet soil 
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Dominant trees include silver maple, and bur, pin and swamp white oak.
Tree species which dominate the habitat includes silver maple with some red ash, swamp white oak, and slippery elm.
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