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Chinkapin Oak

Quercus muehlenbergii

Valuable to wildlife

Characteristics:
Broadleaf deciduous tree, typically 40-45' tall, with a rounded crown. Fall color is yellow to yellow-brown.

Growing Conditions:
Grows best in good soils, full to partial sun.

Uses:
Good shade tree. Acorns provide food for wildlife.

Height:
45' at maturity

Width:
45' at maturity

Shape:
Rounded crown

Flowers:
Monoecious, with male catkins

Leaves:
Dark green leathery leaves with oblong shape with 8-14 teeth on each side. Fall color yellow to yellow-brown.

Bark:
Grey in color, furrowed and flaky