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Chinquapin Oak

Chinquapin Oak leaves and acorns
Photo credit: mayflower2000, cc-by

Chinquapin Oak
(Quercus muehlenbergii)

Availability:

  • Out for the season

Height:

  • 50 to 80 feet

Classification:

  • Native
  • Tree

Sun:

  • Full sun

Soil moisture:

  • Dry

Used by:

  • Squirrels and chipmunks (nuts),
  • White-tailed deer (nuts and foliage),
  • Rabbits (foliage)
  • Woodpeckers (nuts),
  • Songbirds (nuts),
  • Turkey (nuts),
  • Quail (nuts),
  • Caterpillars (foliage)

Notes:

  • Member of the white oak group – acorns take 1 year to mature

Native Range:

USDA Range Map for Chinquapin Oak
Map credit: USDA Plants Database