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.

Exact synonyms: Dwarf Chinkapin Oak, Dwarf Oak, Quercus Prinoides
Generic synonyms: Chestnut Oak

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dwarf Chinquapin Oak

dwarf-white trillium
dwarf Russian almond
dwarf astilbe
dwarf banana
dwarf bilberry
dwarf birch
dwarf blueberry
dwarf buckeye
dwarf buffalo
dwarf cape gooseberry
dwarf chestnut
dwarf chinkapin oak
dwarf chinquapin oak (current term)
dwarf cornel
dwarf daisy
dwarf dandelion
dwarf elder
dwarf elm
dwarf flowering almond
dwarf galaxies
dwarf galaxy
dwarf golden chinkapin
dwarf gray willow
dwarf horsetail
dwarf horsetails
dwarf hulsea
dwarf iris

Literary usage of Dwarf chinquapin oak

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

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 ..."

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