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Water Oak – Quercus nigra : Surprising Leaf Patterns

Water Oaks (Quercus nigra) are numerous and widespread throughout bottomland habitats in the Piedmont and Coastal Plain of North Carolina.  They are also found in lower numbers in many upland areas as well.  Although they are generally considered a medium sized … Continue reading

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Sawtooth Oaks (Quercus acutissima) at Falls Lake

Asian in origin, Sawtooth Oaks (Quercus acutissima) are found in two distinct environments in North Carolina and most of the southern United States. In cities and suburbs they line residential streets and parking lots in huge numbers. In undeveloped areas … Continue reading

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