cherrybark oak

Quercus pagoda

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Quercus pagoda, the cherrybark oak, is one of the most highly valued red oaks in the southern United States. It is larger and better formed than southern red oak and commonly grows on more moist sites. Its strong wood and straight form make it an excellent timber tree. Many wildlife species use its acorns as food, and cherrybark oak makes a fine shade tree. Cherrybark oak was formerly considered to be a subspecies of southern red...

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Form tree
Fruit type Acorn
Fruit season Fall, Summer
Leaf arrangement Alternate
Simple/compound Simple
Evergreen or deciduous Deciduous
Leaf shape Wedge-shaped base
Leaf margin Lobed
Bark texture Scaly
Bloom time Spring