Memorial Union Trail

Bur Oak – Quercus macrocarpa

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This tree has a slow growth rate, typically less than one foot per year during its 30-year juvenile

stage. In 300 years, it may reach 80 feet in height. Bur oak wood is hard, heavy and useful for

furniture, flooring and boat docks

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