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Fagaceae Beech family

    Ivan L. Sander

    Northern red oak (Quercus rubra), also known as common red  oak, eastern red oak, mountain red oak, and gray oak, is  widespread in the East and grows on a variety of soils and  topography, often forming pure stands. Moderate to fast growing,  this tree is one of the more important lumber species of red oak  and is an easily transplanted, popular shade tree with good form  and dense foliage.


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Ivan L. Sander

Source: Silvics of North America


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