Willow oak

Category: Medicines - plant based



Introduction and description

Quercus phellos (willow oak) is a North American species of a deciduous tree in the red oak group of oaks.

It is native to the eastern and central United States from Long Island south to northern Florida, and west to southernmost Illinois, Missouri, Oklahoma, and eastern Texas.

It is most commonly found growing on lowland floodplains, often along streams, but rarely also in uplands with poor drainage, up to 400 meters (1330 feet) altitude


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