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Quercus macrocarpa | Pender, Nebraska

The growth habit of Bur Oak is of the “broad shouldered” variety. Here is a winter structure photo of a Bur Oak, with genetics from roughly the middle of Q. macrocarpa range. This picture was taken in Pender, Nebraska, the home town of a well-known US oak hunter. This growth habit is another of the unique identifying traits of Bur Oak.

 

Dave Muffly