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Northwest Missouri State University


Red Oak

Quercus rubra

Native. Leaves alternate, simple, 5 to 8 inches long with seven to eleven lobes that are upward pointing. Excellent red fall color. Acorn cup is flat and saucerlike, enclosing one-fourth of the nut. Height to 80 feet. Fast growing and is a good city tree. Finest oak timber species.

GIS coordinate: N40 21.220 W94 53.107

Trail Number: C5

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Summer - Red Oak

Summer '08 - Red Oak