Trillium Ridge Flora and Fauna
Northern red oak
Quercus rubra
Location: North edge, midway, two specimens

Range: Widespread throughout Eastern U.S.
Red oak acorns are at the top of the food preference list for blue jays, wild turkeys, squirrels, small rodents, whitetail deer, raccoons, and black bears. Deer also browse the buds and twigs in wintertime.
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Genus: Quercus (oaks)
Family: Fagaceae (beech)
Order: Fagales (woody plants)
Class: Magnoliopsida (Dicots)
Phylum/Division: Magnoliophyta (Flowering plants)
Kingdom: Plantae (Plants)