Posted by: Sandy Steinman | August 26, 2021

How Do Oak Trees Survive Fire?

Bay Nature writes about how oaks survive fires

healthy oaks do usually survive most fires. And thank goodness—they are among my favorite trees. Oaks are not the oldest, widest, largest, or tallest trees, but wherever they occur, they tend to dominate both in the forest and in scrubland. Oaks cover approximately one-third of California’s 33 million acres of forest.

Read more at  Ask the Naturalist | How Do Oak Trees Survive Fire? – Bay Nature


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