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Red Oak
Here are some pictures of red oak. You can click on the pictures to see higher quality, larger images.
Red Oak Tree This is a red oak tree.

Red Oak Leaves and Bark

These are red oak leaves and bark.

Red oak leaves are oblong with 7-9 lobes and sinuses.


Red Oak Wood Side View

Red oak wood is easily to identify because of the dark lines, called rays.


Red Oak wood under magnification Cross section

Red oak wood under magnification.

The large vessels in red oak are what lets you blow bubbles through wood, like in "Bubbling Bazookas" !

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