Chinkapin Oak (Quercus muehlenbergii) KWER-kus mew-len-BER-jee-eye

Family Fagaceae

Plant Data
I am a... Deciduous Perennial Tree
Where to Find It There are several smaller Chinkapin Oaks in the very NW corner of Crow Island Woods.
How to Recognize It In comparison with the other oaks of Crow Island, Chinkapin Oak leaves are barely serrated. They are slightly squiggly at the edges.
Why to Like Large native Oaks, related to the White Oak.
Mature Size 40 - 60 feet tall. 50 - 70 feet wide.
Sun Exposure Full Sun - Full Sun
Moisture Tolerance - Medium:
Zones 5a - 7b
Bloom Period April
Flower Color Yellowish-Green
Foliage Color
Animals That Use It


Data Sheets
   In the Landscape Focused on the Plant Leaves Flowers Fruit Fall Leaf Winter Form

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