White oaks beneficial in many ways August 28, 2012 South Carolina

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White oaks beneficial in many waysAugust 28, 2012 South Carolina, Berkeley Independent
White oaks ... are native to South Carolina and commonly live for two centuries and longer, both highly desirable traits for our goal of creating a “legacy forest.” White oaks are also an excellent choice for supporting wildlife. Their abundant crops of palatable acorns provide valuable food for turkeys, rabbits, squirrels, deer, wood ducks and numerous bird species... Deer eat the dried leaves during cold months. ... 

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