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tall, deciduous tree; branches growing at right angles to the stem; bark ridges appear to have shiny stripes down to the center; bark dark reddish brown with broad rounded ridges and scaly; leaves alternate, 7-9 lobed, oblong- ovate to oblong with long bristle tips
Strange very high for oak
Quercus rubra, commonly called northern red oak or champion oak, (syn. Quercus borealis), is an oak in the red oak group (Quercus section Lobatae). It is a native of North America, in the northeastern United States and southeast Canada. It grows from the north end of the Great Lakes, east to Nova Scotia, south as far as Georgia and states with good soil that is slightly acidic. Often simply called "red oak", northern red oak is...