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  Willow Oak  
Common Name: Willow Oak
Latin Name: Quercus phellos
Tree Size: Large
Leaf Type: Deciduous
Growth Rate: Rapid
Water Needs: Moderate
Tolerances: Drought, poorly drained sites
Attributes: Texas native, reliable fall color, seeds or fruit eaten by wildlife
Features: Narrow, light green leaves turn yellow-brown in the fall.
Comments: Fine twigs and strong branch structure. Prefers moist conditions.
Problems: Thin bark is easily damaged; foliage will turn chlorotic on alkaline soils.
Firewise: Yes
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