Native to midwestern and upper-south North America.

In this area:

due to possible infestation by oak wilt disease Bretziella fagacearum.

Uses by native peoples
(Ethnobotany database)
Quercus hosts caterpillars of 452 species
of butterflies and moths, in some areas.
  One of the red oaks.

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