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Quercus velutina

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Black Oak

FAMILY: FAGACEAE

Quercus velutina - Black Oak

About Black Oak at OSU's Landscape Plants site

  • Native to central and eastern U.S.

  • Height can exceed 100’.

  • Leaves are 5-9” long with 5-7 pointy lobes; shiny dark green above, yellow-green and often downy beneath.

  • Acorns are longitudinally striated, 1/2-3/4”, and cup covers half.

  • Bark is furrowed and inner bark is yellow-orange.

  • Fall color is dull red or orangey-brown.

  • Very rare in Portland.

Tree #LocationDimensionsPhoto and Notes
203203 SE Woodstock Blvd
Private, Reed Campus
70' Height
115' Spread
17.3' Circ.

This tree is on the Reed College Campus, adjacent to the sidewalk, across the street from 3436 SE Woodstock Blvd.

Quercus velutina - Black Oak