Bur Oak


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Oak trees are interesting during the summer months, but come fall when they lose their leaves, they take on a completely different character. I was thinking about that around Halloween when I went for a walk through the Turtle Mountain forest. As I paused to observe an old gnarled bur oak, it dawned on me that most of those trees illustrated in spooky stories and cartoons must be modeled after bur oak.

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