Oregon White Oak
Large, native oak with beautiful form. Deciduous tree, broadly spreading, rounded crown. Tree named by David Douglas to honor Nicholas Garry, director, and later deputy governor, of the Hudson's Bay Company.
Slow to medium growing. Prefers sun. Can tolerate seasonal flooding but prefers drier soil in summer.
Beautiful native tree. Western gray squirrel dependent on this native species for food. Host plant for butterflies: Propertius duskywing and California sister.
45' at maturity
50' at maturity
Rounded crown with stout limbs and complex branching pattern when mature
Both male and female flowers are tiny and inconspicuous and appear before leaves.
Leaves alternate, simple are up to 6
Light gray and shaggy.
Native to Pacific Northwest.