Bur Oak - Quercus macrocarpa

  • $ 2700

Features: A classic tree of the prairie and Oak Park's heritage. Caterpillars of several hundred moths feed on the leaves, as well as many other insects that in turn provide food for birds.

Light: Full sun to partial shade

Soil: Moist, deep and loamy, but adaptable

Height: 80-120 feet

Width: 50-90 feet

Blooms: Spring

See more information and photos at: Illinois Wildflowers and USDA Plant Database

Photo credit: Missouri Botanical Garden.