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Historical Trees on Campus

legacy trees that inspire & witness the advancement of knowledge

University of South Carolina – Columbia, South Carolina

sawtooth oak (Quercus acutissima)

Botanical Name: Quercus acutissima
Common Name: sawtooth oak
Trunk Diameter: 34 inches / 86 centimeters
Location on Campus: N 33° 59.942′, W 081° 01.574′
Note: Second largest sawtooth oak in South Carolina
Photographer: James A. Schrader
Date of Photograph: 17 January 2018

 

southern live oak (Quercus virginiana)

Botanical Name: Quercus virginiana
Common Name: southern live oak
Trunk Diameter: 31 inches / 78 centimeters
Location on Campus: N 33° 59.899′, W 081° 01.654′
Photographer: James A. Schrader
Date of Photograph: 17 January 2018

 

willow oak (Quercus phellos)

Botanical Name: Quercus phellos
Common Name: willow oak
Trunk Diameter: 46 inches / 118 centimeters
Location on Campus: N 33° 59.882′, W 081° 01.771′
Photographer: James A. Schrader
Date of Photograph: 17 January 2018