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Oak trees: More than acorns and limbs for tire swings

Posted on Monday, April 20th, 2015 in Nature

By Alyssa Nyberg In rural Northwest Indiana, we are lucky that majestic oaks are still a prominent feature of our outdoor world. In fact, oaks grow so prolifically in our sandy soils that they sometimes seem like weeds! There are twelve species of oak found here, the most common being the black oak (Quercus velutina), … Continued

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