Native to the deep south of the 🇺🇸 USA, and parts of 🇲🇽 Mexico.

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 white oaks.

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