Common Name: Swamp White Oak
Botanical Name: Quercus bicolor
Planted: September 13, 2011
Sponsor: Representative Jerrold Nadler
To commemorate the 10th anniversary of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.
Planting the tree on the Capitol Grounds.
This tree replaces a mature 105 year old tree that was lost the previous year. The swamp white oak was chosen among numerous possibilities to be used throughout the 9/11 memorial in lower Manhattan, where over 400 were planted.