Resemblance of leaves to other species, in willow oak and parsley haw.
The weight of willow oak is approximately the same as white oak.
Botanists believe it is a hybrid, one parent being the willow oak (Quercus phellos) and the other yellow oak (Quercus velutina).
It belongs to the willow oak branch of the red oak group, and bears two-year acorns.
The willow oak is much planted for ornamental purposes in the southern states.
It does well, within its range, wherever willow oak flourishes, but willow oak has a wider range.
Nearer the house a straight young ash and a willow oak divided the honors.
The leaves seem to be a compromise between the deeply cut foliage of yellow oak and the entire leaf of willow oak.
willow oak is much used in the South, but usually under the name red oak.
It is the willow oak, a beautiful, graceful tree for shade and for avenue planting.