Does anyone out there know something about the chemical composition of the sap
of a Black Jack Oak (Quercus merilandica)? We are particularily interested
in any information dealing with the possible poisonous effects of the sap,
acorns, saplings, etc., and what specific chemical compounds might be involved.
Ken Goddard /The Federal Government would certainly
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Forensics Laboratory /disadvow all knowledge
Ashland, OR 97520 /if they actually knew....or cared.
(503) 482-4191 FAX: (503) 482-4989 goddardk at fws.gov