DAVIDSON TREASURE TREES

#070 Live Oak
(Quercus virginia)

The Tree is at the front of Richardson dorm, but the facade that faces Glasgow Street, to the left of the front door. It is the Live Oak that is closer to the Spencer Weinstein Center and Chidsey Dormitory.

Statistics (2021)

  • Circumference (In.): 145″
  • Height (Ft.): 56′
  • Avg. Crown Spread (Ft.): 78′
  • Diameter Breast Height (In.): 46″
  • Total Points: 221

More Information

  • Year Recognized: 2021
  • Current condition: Good
  • Property Type: Public
  • Ecological Value: Live Oak acorns are a favorite of Blue Jays and Woodpeckers. Its lumber was once used for American shipbuilding in the 17th and 18th centuries.
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