#076 Water Oak (Quercus nigra)

This tree was removed with the expansion of the Van Every Culinary Arts building in 2009.

Statistics (1997)

  • Circumference (In.): 140"
  • Height (Ft.): 89'
  • Avg. Crown Spread (Ft.): 89'
  • Total Points: 251

More Information

  • Nominated By: Tom Bass
  • Year Added: year
  • Owned By: Central Piedmont Community College
  • Current condition: Gone
  • Neighborhood: Elizabeth
  • Property Type: Public School
  • Nearest Address: 1205 Charlottetowne Ave
  • Ecological Value: Water Oaks are regarded as some of the weakest oaks, with notoriously delicate limbs and trunks prone to rotting. Water Oak timber is very useful as fuel, plywood and veneer.