Also called bear oak.  One of the red oaks.

Native to 🇺🇸 USA Appalachia and New England.

In this area:

due to possible infestation by oak wilt disease Ceratocystis fagacearum How To Identify, Prevent, and Control Oak Wilt .

Uses by native peoples
(Ethnobotany database)

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