Southern Live Oak
Southern Live Oak (Quercus virginiana)
Common Names: Live Oak, Southern Live Oak
Distribution: Southeastern United States
Color/Appearance: Has a light to medium brown color, though there can be a fair amount of variation in color
Janka Hardness: 2,680 lbf
Density: 5.25 lb/b.f.
Allergies/Toxicity: Although severe reactions are quite uncommon, oak has been reported as a sensitizer. Usually most common reactions simply
include eye and skin irritation, as well as asthma-like symptoms.
Common Uses: Cabinetry, furniture, interior trim, flooring, boatbuilding, barrels and veneer.