|Photo by Wayne Matchett, SpaceCoastWildflowers.com|
|Division:||Magnoliophyta - Flowering plants|
|Class:||Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons|
| Quercus nigra|
|Natural range of Quercus nigra from USDA NRCS Plants Database.|
Common name: Water oak
Synonyms: Quercus nigra var. heterophylla (Aiton) W.W. Ashe; Q. aquatica Walter
A description of Quercus nigra is provided in The Flora of North America.
Q. nigra has been observed flowering in February and March.
This species is thought to be dispersed by gravity. 
The following Hymenoptera families and species were observed visiting flowers of Quercus nigra at Archbold Biological Station: 
Apidae: Apis mellifera
Conservation and management
Cultivation and restoration
References and notes
- Nelson, G. PanFlora: Plant data for the eastern United States with emphasis on the Southeastern Coastal Plains, Florida, and the Florida Panhandle. www.gilnelson.com/PanFlora/ Accessed: 13 DEC 2016
- Kirkman, L. Katherine. Unpublished database of seed dispersal mode of plants found in Coastal Plain longleaf pine-grasslands of the Jones Ecological Research Center, Georgia.
- Deyrup, M.A. and N.D. 2015. Database of observations of Hymenoptera visitations to flowers of plants on Archbold Biological Station, Florida, USA.