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Black Oak

Size: The Black Oak Tree can range from 50ft to 80ft tall. 

Location: It is commonly found in the Eastern Midwest and South in drier, more acidic soil.

Fun Facts: It is one of tallest types of trees in the Eastern United States and usually makes up a large portion of the canopy overhead.

Leaf Characteristics: There are three main points that jut out on each side of the leaf and there is one point at the top. The leaves turn to a dull red-brown and fall in the latter part of autumn.

Bark: The bark is darker than the average tree and is in flakey strips. The inside of the bark should be a bright orange-yellow color.

Flowers: The flower is a long string of buds that eventually turn into what is known as the acorn.