Quercus spp.

Oaks are the best single plant for wildlife per Doug Tallamy -plant some. See which oaks are native to NY State by clicking the NY Flora Atlas link to the right.
As a rule, white oak group species have rounded leaf lobes, red oak group species have sharp tipped leaf lobes.

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Common Name(s): 
oak
Type: 
Native
Shrubs, Trees
Attracts butterflies

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