Scarlet Oak

Quercus coccinea

This medium-large deciduous tree is native to the eastern United States. Occurring mostly on dry, sandy soils, trees can grow up to 30 m tall and have open, rounded crowns. The glossy green seven-lobed leaves turn vivid shades of scarlet red in the fall, as referenced by the common name of this oak.
Habitat:
Dry soils.
Growth Habit:
Deciduous tree, growing to 25 m, usually has many dead branches.
Bloom Time:
Mid-spring.
Longevity:
Long-lived.
Presence in US:
AL AR CT DC DE GA IL IN KY LA MA MD ME MI MO MS NC NH NJ NY OH PA RI SC TN VA VT WI WV