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... tree makes its own kind of leaf. A Sugar Maple tree always makes Sugar Maple leaves, and a Pin Oak tree always makes Pin Oak leaves. The leaves on one kind of tree usually differ from those on another kind of tree ... you can try to identify your tree by selecting characteristics based on ...
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Pin Oak
... 1" long cup scales not swollen, mostly flat cup shallow acorn round Pin Oak Quercus palustris The mature tree is distinctive from a distance with its ascending upper branches, horizontal middle branches, and drooping lower branches. The round acorns are the smallest of Ohio's oak trees. The Pin Oak ...
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Shingle Oak
... Shingle Oak Quercus imbricaria This is the only oak tree in Ohio with smooth, entire leaves, lacking either teeth or notches. The tree grows ... found through Ohio, it seldom is numerous. This is another tree with hard, coarse-grained wood that checks badly during seasoning, ... the early days of settlement in Ohio gave this tree its common name. Tree Size height 40' - 60' diameter 1' - 3' Bark BY NAME ...
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Bur Oak
... Characteristics acorn cup with fringe Bur Oak Quercus macrocarpa Although not the tallest of our trees, the Bur Oak is one of the most massive ... . Its heavy twigs often are ridged with strips of cork. The tree prefers rich, moist but well-drained soils. In Ohio, it is ... of eastern Ohio. The wood is similar to that of White Oak. Tree Size height 60' - 80' diameter 2' - 4' Bark Branch Size BY NAME || ...
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Swamp White Oak
... without fringe on stalk, 1.5" to 3" long Swamp White Oak Quercus bicolor The Latin name bicolor refers to the distinctive ... beneath. The English name of this tree refers to its preference for swamps, stream banks and bottomlands. The tree is found throughout much of ... Wood from this tree, although often more knotty, is used in much the same way as that of the White Oak. Tree Size height 50' - 80' ...
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White Oak
... Oak Quercus alba This is one of the largest trees of forests in the eastern United States. The tallest known in Ohio today is an 84-foot tree ... ash-gray in color, and often fissured into scaly plates. The tree grows best on deep, well-drained upland soils. Still, it is ... palatable. Many kinds of wildlife feed on the acorns as well. Tree Size height 60' - 100' diameter 2' - 4' Bark BY NAME || BY LEAF || ...
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Scarlet Oak
... Oak Quercus coccinea The impressive fall coloration of the leaves gives this tree its common name. It is an upland tree, ... Oak, but is considered by some to be inferior. The tree grows rapidly, and with its attractive foliage makes a desirable ornamental or shade tree. Wildlife make some use of the acorns as food. Tree Size height 60' - 80' diameter 1' ...
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Southern Red Oak
... flat cup shallow acorn round Southern Red Oak (Spanish Oak) Quercus falcata The rough bark of this tree is dark brown to dark gray in ... . The Southern Red Oak grows in sandy, upland soils and is found in mixed forests. It is a tree of the Old ... Oak is strong and coarse-grained. It warps and checks badly during drying, and its uses generally are limited to low-grade construction and fuel. Tree ...
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Chinquapin Oak
... Oak Leaf Characteristics broad, flat simple not lobed coarse teeth leaf 5" - ... dark brown Chinquapin Oak (Yellow Oak) Quercus muehlenbergii The light gray or silvery-white bark of this tree resembles that of the White Oak. The tree grows well on ... better furniture. Reportedly the acorns are "sweeter" than those of any other oak. Tree Size height 50' - 80' diameter 1' - 3' Bark BY NAME || BY LEAF || BY ...
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Post Oak
... light brown Post Oak Quercus stellata This is a small to medium-sized tree, somewhat larger than the Blackjack Oak, but generally not ... to Texas and Oklahoma. In Ohio this tree grows farther north than the Blackjack Oak, but still is limited to south-central and ... lumber that is sold as White Oak. In fact, the Post Oak sometimes is called the Box White Oak. Tree Size height 40' - 50' diameter 1' - ...
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