The state tree of Maryland is the White Oak. The White Oak can be found near Annapolis, the state's capital. If you are really lucky, you will find the state bird (Baltimore Oriole) in one of the branches in this tree. If you find the state bird inside the state tree, it is said to bring you good luck and happy memories. The one thing I bet you would love to do, if you had grasp of the state bird, would be to let it go. This tree is one of the one most important hardwoods in eastern North America. It can be found from southern Canada to Northern Florida. This broad-leaf tree mostly grows in the lowlands. In the southern Appalachian mountains, the white oak grows at heights as high as 5,000 feet (over 1,500 meters). Wye Oak State Park at Wye Mills, Maryland, displays a 400 year old White Oak that stands 100 feet (30 meters) tall.
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Scientific name: Quercus Alba
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