The Shumard also makes an outstanding shade tree for the homeowner but heavy acorn production can create a littler problem. For folks interested in smaller trees, soft mast (fruit) production or shrubs for wildlife, I have included these varieties and more on my list as well; Pear, Jujube, Black Chokecherry, Persimmon, Sand Plum, Crabapple, Nanking Cherry, Mexican Plum and Aromatic Sumac.
To view more species I recommend visit the OSU Cleveland County Extension website http://oces.okstate.edu/cleveland/agriculture/wildlife-management-1. Landowners interested in planting conservation seedlings may visit the Oklahoma Forestry Nursery website at http://www.forestry.ok.gov/order-seedlings. Oklahoma Cooperative Extension and Oklahoma State University offer their programs to all eligible persons regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, or status as a veteran and are Equal Opportunity Employers.