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Northwest Missouri State University


Shingle Oak

Quercus imbricaria

Native. Leaves simple, alternate, oblong, 2.5 to 6 inches long; dark green in summer, turning russet-red in the fall. Height of 50 to 60 feet. Shape pyramidal in youth, developing a broad-rounded outline in old age. Prefers moist, rich, well-drained soil and full sun. Used for lawn, street, park, golf courses and other large areas.

GIS coordinate: N40 21.244 W94 53.139

Trail Number: C18

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Leaf - Shingle Oak

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Summer '08 Bark - Shingle Oak

Summer '08 Leaf - Shingle Oak