Also called swamp Spanish oak (although do not confuse with pin oak  Quercus palustris which is also called that).  One of the red oaks.   Part of oak  genus Quercus and beech / oak  family Fagaceae and bayberry / beech / birch / oak / walnut  order Fagales.

Native to 🇺🇸 USA South and East.

In this area:

due to possible infestation by oak wilt disease  Bretziella fagacearum.

Uses by native peoples
(Ethnobotany database)
  Quercus hosts caterpillars of 534 species
of butterflies and moths, in some areas.

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