Quercus garryana

Oregon’s hallmark native oak. Forms wide spreading branches and grows to 100 feet. Light grey bark with thick furrows and ridges. Deeply round lobed leaves, dark shiny green on top and brown-hairy greenish yellow below.

Oregon white oak trees

Photo credit: Seven Oaks Native Nursery

Oregon white oak leaves

Photo credit: Seven Oaks Native Nursery

Oregon white oak tree

Photo credit: Seven Oaks Native Nursery

  • Oregon white oak trees
  • Oregon white oak leaves
  • Oregon white oak tree

Plant Details

Habitat:
Oak woodland
Upland Prairie and Savanna
Riparian Forests
Bottomland Forests
Bottomland Forest; Riparian Forest; Oak woodland; Upland Prairie and Oak Savanna
Mature Height:
100’
Shade Preference:
Full Sun,
Soil Tolerance:
Well-drained soils
Special Uses:
Attracts insects, bees and butterflies; Attracts birds; Attracts hummingbirds; Provides wildlife forage, cover and food; Grown for timber production
Arboretum Locations:
Cheldelin Middle School Arboretum
Corvallis Waldorf School Native Arboretum
Crescent Valley High School Arboretum
Year(s) Planted:
2011, 1996, 2010