Native to central, eastern and southeastern 🇺🇸 USA.

In this area:

due to possible infestation by oak wilt disease Bretziella fagacearum.

Quercus hosts caterpillars of 452 species
of butterflies and moths, in some areas.

Has spectacular deep red fall color.   One of the red oaks.

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