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Quercus muehlenbergii



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Quercus muehlenbergii
Chinquapin oak

A medium to large rounded to broad-rounded deciduous tree whose lumber was extensively used for railroad ties in the early days of the railroad in the US.

Habit:Initially rounded, becoming broad-rounded with age; wide open branch angles
Size:40 to 50' high, sometimes larger
Color:Dark green
Texture:Medium
Hardiness:Zone 5a USDA
Habitat:New York - Florida - New Mexico - Wisconsin
Family:Fagaceae

 
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