Northern Red Oak - Quercus rubra Beech Family (Fagaceae)

The trees have a great color during summer hence it turns to red foliage during the season. The foliage is an excellent source of food for wildlife and squirrels.2 The tree also has durable wood, which is beneficial to residents of these regions. The wood of the Northern Red Oak is excellent for making furniture.

The tree is great because it’s a unique species globally.2

The Northern Red Oak also has also has a large leaf compared to other red oaks.3