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Rock Creek Park

You’ll come across this natural community in the parts of Rock Creek Park that are in the Coastal Plain, usually in areas that were cleared during the Civil War era. Willow oak, southern red oak, and white oak form the canopy of the Coastal Plain Oak Forest, and vines (native and non-native) are common in the understory.
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If so, welcome to Rock Creek Park’s Coastal Plain Oak Forest!

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