water oak

an oak, Quercus nigra, of the southern U.S., growing chiefly along streams and swamps.
any of several other American oaks of similar habit.

1680–90, Americanism

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water oak

relatively tall deciduous water oak of southeastern United States often cultivated as a shade tree; thrives in wet soil 
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The area boasts beautiful mature hardwoods, including cypress, sweet gum and red and water oak.
Development of coppice regeneration in water oak plantation subjected to two thinning intensities.
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