The swamp white oak is a medium-sized, deciduous tree with a broad, rounded crown and a short trunk. You will find this tree in lowlands in moist swampy locations.
The swamp white oak is a medium-sized tree with moderate growth. It has a rounded open shape and grows to be 45′ tall and has a spread of 45′. It will thrive in very wet soils that do not drain well, however this tree does have some drought resistance. The leaves are bicolor and are a dark shiny green on top with a silvery bottom.
Growing in full to partial shade this tree will do best in moist swampy locations.