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White Oak

 

Quercus alba

 

  White oak (Quercus alba) as well as other native oaks are noted for being particularly useful to wildlife. Not only for the acorns they produce but also because oaks are the host plants to many many moth and butterfly larvae that in turn are food for native birds.

Growing requirements of this and other Elms Nursery plants 

 

acorn

photos Hester Burch

 

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