Definition of Dwarf chinquapin oak
1. Noun. Deciduous shrubby tree of northeastern and central United States having a sweet edible nut and often forming dense thickets.
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dwarf Chinquapin Oak
Literary usage of Dwarf chinquapin oak
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1. Trees in Winter: Their Study, Planting, Care and Identification by Albert Francis Blakeslee, Chester Deacon Jarvis (1913)
"COMPARISONS—1n habit the dwarf chinquapin oak most nearly resembles the Bear Oak but is smaller when of the same age; has flaky bark after reaching a trunk ..."
2. Pennsylvania Trees by Joseph Simon Illick, Pennsylvania Dept. of Forestry (1914)
"DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS—The Scrub Chestnut Oak, also known as Dwarf Chinquapin Oak, Chinquapin Oak and Scrub Oak, can readily be distinguished from ..."
3. Seasoning of Wood: A Treatise on the Natural and Artificial Processes by Joseph Bernard Wagner (1917)
"Chinquapin Oak (Quercus prinoides) (dwarf chinquapin oak, Scrub Chestnut Oak). Small-sized tree. Heartwood light brown, sapwood darker color. ..."
4. Children's Gardens for School and Home: A Manual of Cooperative Gardening by Louise Klein Miller (1904)
"Bur Oak Quercus prinus .................. Chestnut Oak Quercus acuminata ............... Yellow Oak Quercus prinoides ................ dwarf chinquapin oak ..."