Oak Trees

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Scientific Name: Quercus

Forest Feeders

Acorns from Oak Trees feed many forest animals and some insects, but not bees.

The Life Expectancy of an Oak Tree

Oak trees live to be about 200 years old on average, but some have lived to be 1,000 years old!

Acorns at Maturity

The Oak Tree only starts throwing acorns after about 40 years of growth.

600 SubSpecies

The main family of Oak trees, Quercus, has over 600 subspecies.