Text Box: Found in upland sites.  This species is sometimes confused with Quercus pagoda.
Text Box: Quercus falcata Michx.; Spanish Oak, Southern Red Oak
Text Box: N C STATE UNIVERSITY

Usually found in upland sites. 

Younger bark may not be as roughly ridged as older bark. This bark has vertical furrows typical of many oaks.

 Leaves have deep

margins with 3-7

lobes; bristle tipped teeth and U-shaped base. Undersides of the leaf are light colored, and covered with a brownish orange pubescence. The top of the leaf is a glossy green.

Dark colored bark that is deeply ridged; inner bark is orange.