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.
- Dry soils.
- Growth Habit:
- Deciduous tree, growing to 25 m, usually has many dead branches.
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- 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