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Southern Red Oak Tree

Quercus falcata

Description:

Growth and Yield- At maturity, southern red oak is a medium-size tree, usually from 20 to 25 m (70 to 80 ft) in height and 60 to 90 cm (24 to 36 in) in d.b.h. In forest stands it develops a long, straight trunk and upward-reaching limbs that form a high, rounded crown. Maximum age attained is about 150 years.

Habitat:

Mixed Forest in Canton, Ga on hilltop.

Notes:

I will post picture of same tree next summer with all it's green leaves & post acorn pics also. In mid November this was only really Red leaves in the mixed forest, most other trees had only brown leaves or none at all. (Except for pines)

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JOHN2
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JOHN2

Florida, USA

Spotted on Nov 20, 2014
Submitted on Dec 9, 2014

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