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Floodplain and terrace species. Prefers moist soil that dries out towards the
end of the growing season. Species tolerates spring flooding.
Acorns from this species are an important food source for many small mammals,
deer, and birds. Provides habitat for many birds, reptiles, and amphibians.
Used in upper shoreline zones and for upland slope buffer stabilization.
50 to 70 feet
Facultative Wet (+)
Nutrient Load Tolerance
Flowering Color and Time
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