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Post Oak Tree Existence in the United States

Post Oak tree is found in North America and is located primarily in dry, poor soils. This tree can live through fires, rotting, and droughts in the central and eastern to the southeastern United States of America, and is relatively small. The Post Oak tree can grow to about 50 feet tall and is about two feet in diameter. There are rare Post Oak trees that grow double the size and width. There are many variations of this plant like cross oak, and iron oak, but post oak is otherwise known as the name Quercus stellata. It prefers dry or sandy soils and can grow 40-50 feet tall. It is coarse-branched, and it has a dense and oval crown. The trunk of this tree is reddish-brown, and it has leaves that are 3 to 5 inches long and can be seen as wavy and include lobes. Some acorns grow on Post Oak trees, and there are variations in the bark and leaf habits. The wood is known to be seen on construction and is found in the Mississippi Valley. It can border plains and be seen in transition zones when traveling across the country. It can grow in rocky areas and is a perennial that is deciduous. It is made of green leaves and blooms to yellow or brown in March, April, and May. It is distributed across many states within the United States, some of which include: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Texas, Illinois, Virginia, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Missouri, North Carolina, and Connecticut. The Post Oak's native habitat is in prairies and upland regions. It requires part shade to grow and can tolerate some of the cold. It is most commonly found in Texas, and it is extremely drought resistant and is a long-living plant.

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