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Northwest Missouri State University

Swamp Chestnut Oak

Quercus michauxii

Native from southern Maine and Ontario to South Carolina and Alabama, but occurs in moister soils than Chestnut Oak, grows larger than 12 to 15' and the involucral scales form a fringe round the rim. Might be Identified with Q. prinus. under Q. michauxii. Leaves: Alternate, simple, obovate to obovate-oblong, 4 to 6" long, 1 1/2 to 3 1/2" wide, acute or acuminate, cuneate or rounded at base, coarsely and regularly toothed. Acorns are borne 1 to 2.

Trail Number: C2

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Summer '08 - Swamp Chestnut Oak

Summer '08 Bark - Swamp Chestnut Oak

Summer '08 Leaf - Swamp Chestnut Oak