Trees - Bur Oak

Bur Oak - Quercus macrocarpa
Bur Oak - Quercus macrocarpa

NPS Photo by Jim Pisarowicz

The Bur Oak is the only native oak in the Black Hills. Squirrels, tuckeys, and deer make heavy use of the Bur Oak's acorns. American Indians often ground acorn meats into a meal to make bread or soup.

Last updated: April 10, 2015

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