Common: Eastern White Oak
- SE Minnesota eastward to S Maine
- S Maine southward to N Florida
- N Florida westward to E Texas
- E Texas northward to E Minnesota
White oak is a component of many kinds of forests, especially those that have moderately moist soil and have been allowed to mature over a long period of time. The rather light-gray bark is composed of thick flakes, and the distinctive bluish-green leaves have rounded lobes. White oak becomes a large, rounded tree. The abundant wind-borne pollen is shed from catkins in the spring, and the female flowers ripen into acorns in the fall of the same year.