A scraggly little oak that gets little notice

scrubJust snapped this because it reminded me that bear — or scrub — oak is everywhere and I bet a lot of people don’t kiniow about it. It’s the scrubby, ugly looking little oak that tends to line a lot of trails and fields. It can grow in seemingly endless rows and seemingly never get higher than about 8 feet. Heard it was called bear oak because the acorns are so bitter only bears with eat then.

Easy to id by the bristle tips on the leaves.

Author: luzerne2112

As I get older -- and I'm 70 now -- I seem to find more and more that nature is the true source of peace, inspiration and, most of all, the truth the passeth understanding. Though my knowledge is sketchy and superficial, I wanted to share it while I can.

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