Trillium Ridge Flora and Fauna
White oak
Quercus alba
Location: Back third - ~24 specimens

Range: Eastern US
White oak can grow very large and live 3 to 5 centuries. It is a useful tree, producing edible acorns, (soak them first to wash out tannins), preferred by turkey and deer. The wood is used for "tight cooperage" and was used for whiskey barrels.
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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)