Live oaks (Quercus virginiana) are native to the southeastern United States. As of 2010, the largest, measured U. S. live oak grew in Louisiana's Tammany Parish. It stood 67 feet tall with a girth of 38.9 feet and a crown width of 139 feet.
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A freelance writer, Judy Wolfe has owned Prose for the Pros, a freelance writing business, since 2006. She's been an inveterate traveler since 1961 and draws on her travel experiences to provide articles for such websites as Chincoteague Island Vacations and Berlin Dude. Wolfe holds a Bachelor of Arts in literature from California State University at Pomona.