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Northern Red Oak

In Native Trees of the North East by Forest Keeper2 Comments

Description: Northern Red Oak ( Quercus rubra) of the Fagaceae family is a widespread, common Oak of the open woods. It is one of the largest Oaks, occasionally 125′ high. An important lumber species, mostly used for flooring, furniture, millwork, railroad cross ties, fence posts and pilings. A popular and handsome shade tree, with good form and dense foliage. Northern …