Southern Live Oaks + Resurrection Ferns

Season 6 | Episode 2
25m | Feb 13, 2024

Southern Live Oak trees are a true emblem of the American South. Some of the famous specimens have names like Treaty Oak, Emancipation Oak, or Council Oaks. That tells us that these old oak trees were landmarks where major decisions took place. Join us at the table to learn more about these majestic trees, and the ferns that sometimes make their home on their branches.

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Resurrection Ferns often grow right on a southern live oak trees. In dry weather, the fern can seem to be dead—that is, until the next rain, when they turn green and spring back to life.

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