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Northwest Missouri State University

Overcup Oak

Quercus lyrata

Southeast United States. Leaves alternate, simple, 6 to 8 inches long. Height to 45 feet. It has uni¬form branching and can thrive in confined spaces or on a slope. The name derives from the cup that almost encloses the nut.

GIS coordinate: N40 21.225 W94 53.114

Trail Number: C6

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