Also called southern red oak.  One of the red oaks.

Native to 🇺🇸 USA South and East.

In this area:

due to possible infestation by oak wilt disease Ceratocystis fagacearum .

Uses by native peoples
(Ethnobotany database)
Genus used as host by caterpillars of 452 species
of 🦋 butterflies and moths, in some areas.

Learn more about Spanish oak Quercus falcata

Discover Life Encyclopedia of Life Google Google images USDA PLANTS db USFS Wikipedia