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30 September 2011

Trees of Virginia, United States: Oak Tree

Ashburn, Virginia, USA

         Artistic rendering of Oak Tree

The Oak Tree family has hundreds of species. It is used as a landscaping tree because it is a great shade tree and many of them have great fall color. It is a hardwood species and has been a staple tree in American society for centuries. It was also named the America's National Tree in 2004. Oak trees can live well over 200 years and provide hundreds of benefits including its use as timber, construction material and food for wildlife.

Following are images of trees, leaves and fruits of Oak: 

                                  Oak Tree

                               Old Oak Tree

                                Oak fruits

                               Oak leaves

                    Oak leaves fall-colored


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