Tree Species Profiles – Bur Oak

Tree Species Profiles—Top Rated Shade Trees Bur Oak, Quercus macrocarpa By Steve Houser When French botanist André Michaux (1746-1802) garnered the botanical naming rights for bur oaks, he went for the obvious: Quercus macrocarpa, the oak with the large fruit.  Even his description is a bit of an understatement considering this oak can grow to … Continue reading Tree Species Profiles – Bur Oak