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Adopt a Tree By: Leah Whitehead Or D.J. Cooke The fruit of White Oak is an acorn, growing over an inch long, with a warty cap. Many animals eat these.

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2 Adopt a Tree By: Leah Whitehead Or D.J. Cooke

3 The fruit of White Oak is an acorn, growing over an inch long, with a warty cap. Many animals eat these acorns.

4 The bark of White Oak is light gray and scaly. Sometimes it flakes off.

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7 Common & Scientific name Common name: White Oak Scientific name: Quercus Family: Fagaceae - Beech family

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9 Poem Oak Tall enormous Living towering eating Tree leaf branch shade Reaching interesting sitting Vast big roots

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12 Interesting Facts The White oak has been the state tree of Illinois since White Oaks have male and female flowers. The fruit of White Oak is an acorn, growing over an inch long, with a warty cap. Many animals eat these acorns. White Oak depends on these animals, especially Blue Jays and squirrels, to spread its seeds to new places so new White Oaks can grow. White-tailed Deer, Beaver, and Eastern Cottontails are known to eat twigs and leaves of White Oak.

13 Wood Hardwood  Furniture  Veneer  Paneling  Flooring White oak wood is heavy, hard, strong, and durable. When properly dried treated, oak wood glues well, machines very well and accepts a variety of finishes

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16 Best Thing About Our Tree D.J. and I loved that our tree was big and tall. We enjoyed seeing how the tree changed over the time we started till the time we finished.


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