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|Species: Quercus rubra|
Northern red oak bark is dark gray and furrowed.
The leaves are alternate and simple. They’re 4 to 10 inches long with 7 to 11 shallow and pointed lobes. They’re dull green in color, and in autumn turn a dark red.
Habitat & Range
Northern red oaks are found in moist forests in the eastern half of the United States.
Acorns from Northern red oaks are flat with scaly bowls.
Featured image by James Dake.