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American Hazelnut Bald Cypress Live Oak
American Hazelnut (Corylus americana). A multi-stem shrub that will grow in full sun to shade on most well-drained soils. Nuts are a favorite with birds and squirrels. Most well-drained soils. Zones: 4-9. Bald Cypress (Taxodium distichum). A large needle leaf, aquatic, deciduous tree with enlarged trunk and spreading flat crown. It is a preferred roosting site for wild turkeys. It is widely planted for wetland restoration. Very wet swampy soils of riverbanks and floodplain lakes. Zones: 8-10. Live Oak (Quercus virginiana). A beautiful oak tree that produces lots of small to medium-sized acorns that are favored by deer and turkey. Produces acorns as early as age 5. Sandy soils in the coastal plains and most moist soils. Zones: 7-10.
Buttonbush Northern Red Oak Shumard Oak
Buttonbush (Cephalanthus occidentalis). A fast growing shrub that is excellent food and cover for waterfowl and other wetland birds. It tolerates seasonal flooding. Wetlands. Zones: 5-10. Northern Red Oak (Quercus rubra). It is one of the largest Oaks, occasionally 125 feet high and it produces large amounts of acorns. High timber value. Prefers well-drained moist soils. Zones: 3-8. Shumard Oak (Quercus Shumardii ). Native to southeastern US along streams and creeks. Fast growth, valuable hardwood, preffered wildlife species for browse and acorn production Partial to moist soil Zones: 5-9.
Sawtooth Oak Swamp Chestnut Oak White Oak
Sawtooth Oak (Quercus acutissima). A fast growing, well adapting tree that is quick to produce lots of big acorns that are loved by deer. Prefers most moist well-drained soils. Needs full sun. Zones: 5-9. Swamp Chestnut Oak (Quercus michauxi). A big tree producing large acorns in the fall. High timber value. Moist sites including well-drained sandy loam and silty flood plain. Zones: 5-9. White Oak (Quercus alba). Acorns are number one with deer and turkey providing food throughout fall and winter. All time favorite with conservationalists and land managers because of high timber value and good acorn production. Moist, well-drained soils. Zones: 5-9.
Chinese Chestnut Pin Oak Willow Oak
Chinese Chestnut (Castanea mollissima). A medium-sized tree averaging a height of 40 feet. It is known to be an excellent deer attractant due to the large nuts it produces. Produces as early as 4 years of age. Prefers most moist soils upland and lowlands. Zones: 4-9. A fast growing tree that produces lots of small acorns that are favored by ducks and small animals.  Needs full sunlight.  Good choice for green tree resevoir. Partial to moist soils.  Zones: 5-9. A large tree.  Produces an abundance of small acorns.  Tolerates wet conditions in a resevoir setting.  Prefers most moist soils upland and lowlands. Zones: 4-9.
Hybrid Chestnut Thuja (Green Giant) Wax Myrtle - 3 Gal (1-2') ($20)
Cross of American & Chinese chestnut that appears to be blight resistant. Fast grower, heavy producer and ripens early fall. Excellent for deer and other wildlife. Upland sandy sites. Zones 5-9. Evergreen that grows fast and is good for a screen or border. Has wide soil tolerance.

HABITAT: Sandy to clay well drained soil.
Wax Myrtle (Myrica cerifera). A southern evergreen used for borders and screens. It also makes great cover for wildlife. Moist, sandy soils, upland hardwood forests Zones: 5-9.