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Posted on November 30th, 2021 in Forestry, Plants, Urban Forestry, Wildlife | No Comments »

In this episode of ID That Tree, Purdue Extension forester Lenny Farlee introduces a native Indiana species found in dry sites in Northern and Southern Indiana, the scarlet oak. Identify this member of the red oak family by its terminal buds with hairs and a red coloration, leaves with deep C-shaped sinuses, dark smooth bark and acorns with caps that cover half the acorn.

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Resources:
ID That Tree, Playlist, Purdue Extension – Forestry and Natural Resources YouTube Channel
A Woodland Management Moment, Playlist, Purdue Extension – FNR YouTube Channel
Shrubs and Woody Vines of Indiana and the Midwest, The Education Store, Purdue Extension Resource Center
Native Trees of the Midwest, The Education Store
Overcup Oak, Native Trees of Indiana Riverwalk Purdue Fort Wayne
Investing in Indiana Woodlands, The Education Store
Forest Improvement Handbook, The Education Store

Lenny Farlee, Sustaining Hardwood Extension Specialist
Purdue University Department of Forestry and Natural Resources


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