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Mar, Apr, May
Native Plant, Poisonous, Tree
Male flowers in drooping catkins and female flowers in spikes. In North Carolina, flowers are available in the month of April.
1/2 to 1-inch nearly black acorn with a flat, scaled cap that covers about 1/3 the nut. The acorn requires two growing seasons to reach maturity. Involucral bracts are in shallow cups and are imbricated. In North Carolina, the acorns from this tree are available from September to November., Black
Fast growing, Easily transplanted, Shade tree