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Bur Oak Blight affecting Iowa oak trees

Bur Oak Blight affecting Iowa oak trees

  • 9/17/2019 1:37:00 PM
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DES MOINES - If your oak tree seems to be losing its leaves early, it may be due to a disease called Bur Oak Blight, caused by a fungus. This disease has been seen mostly in bur oak trees, but symptoms have also been found on swamp white oaks.
Iowa's Bur Oaks Suffering from Bur Oak Blight

Iowa's Bur Oaks Suffering from Bur Oak Blight

  • 8/30/2016 1:49:00 PM
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Bur oaks are native to all 99 counties in Iowa and are arguably one of Iowa’s toughest native trees. However, this year, many of these trees are showing signs of bur oak blight.