Dwarf Chinquapin Oak
Other common names:
Dwarf Chestnut Oak|
Beech Family (Fagaceae)
Shrub; It's basically a miniature version of Chinquapin Oak (Quercus muehlenbergii).
Chinquapin Oak (Quercus muehlenbergii) - a tree; larger.
Alternate, Simple, Toothed
10 m (32 ft)
Fields and Open Areas; Open areas, open woods. Sandy soil.
Trees in Canada: 263
This shrub is rare in Ontario, occurring indigenously only in three sites: Grand Bend on Lake Huron, Point Pelee on Lake Erie, and the sand plains of Walsingham Township (near Long Point, also on lake Erie).
Oaks: Sudden Death, from The Monday Garden, by Sue Sweeney
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