It is similar to the Post Oak which also grows with Blackjack Oak, but the Blackjack Oak can be found in the upland woods of northeast Iowa.
Alternate Common Name: Black jack oak tree ; Average Height: Blackjack oak is a small tree, generally feet tall. Average Width: No data; Leaf Description.
This small tree is native to the southern and central United States. The trees can grow up to 15 m tall and have distinctive dark gray, cracked bark with vertical. The twigs are thick, dark red-brown and hairy, and the trunk is almost all black with deep grooves and scaly plates. View propagation Nudimension from Native Plants Network. Create a book Download as PDF Printable version. Needle or Broadleaf: Broadleafed Comments: None. Native Habitat: Usually exists on rather poor sites with dry sandy or clay soils in the central. *Jack's Black Fig Trees* +Eat Juicy Figs in June+1st Year Planted+