Bur Oak - Quercus macrocarpa
Features: A classic tree of the prairie and Oak Park's heritage. Caterpillars of several hundred moths feed on the leaves, as well as many other insects that in turn provide food for birds.
Light: Full sun to partial shade
Soil: Moist, deep and loamy, but adaptable
Height: 80-120 feet
Width: 50-90 feet
Photo credit: Missouri Botanical Garden.
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