|Bur oak, Quercus macrocarpa (estimated to be over 200 years old)|
|Bark of the Bur Oak.|
The above bur oak is estimated to be over 200 years old. It has been home to owls, carpenter ants, bee hives, and numerous other wildlife over the years. Although located in a floodplain where water can easily reach 1 m (3 ft) in depth, it has thrive and crayfish often then create homes around it. This bur oak as well as a few other old, mature ones can be found at the Heard Natural Science Museum and Wildlife Sanctuary.