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bur oak

n.
A deciduous oak tree (Quercus macrocarpa) of eastern North America, having deeply lobed leaves, acorns enclosed within a deep fringed cup, and hard durable wood.

bur oak

n
(Plants) an E North American oak, Quercus macrocarpa, having fringed acorn cups and durable timber
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Noun1.bur oak - medium to large deciduous oak of central and eastern North America with ovoid acorns deeply immersed in large fringed cupsbur oak - medium to large deciduous oak of central and eastern North America with ovoid acorns deeply immersed in large fringed cups; yields tough close-grained wood
white oak - any of numerous Old World and American oaks having 6 to 8 stamens in each floret, acorns that mature in one year and leaf veins that never extend beyond the margin of the leaf
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Safari Tree learned that a Bebb Oak is a hybrid between a white Oak and a Bur Oak, having the bark, leaves and growth pattern of Bur Oaks and yet the acorns of a White Oak.
NEW YORK, March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Quercus macrocarpa, Bur Oak, has been named Plant of the Year by The Garden Club of America (GCA).
Hirsch made -- and subsequently posted on Facebook -- was of an ancient bur oak on the edge of a cornfield in southwest Wisconsin.
The overall condition of the more than 350-year-old McBaine Bur Oak, simply known as "The Big Tree" to locals, has been in decline lately, and sixth-generation property owner John Sam Williamson, Jr.
This Bur Oak tree was planted by members of the Edmonton and Calgary Branches UELAC to commemorate the visit of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II in 2005 and celebrate Alberta's 100th anniversary as a province.
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Its lingering base notes combine bur oak -- from the sheltering tree that thrives here -- with imported sea moss, to evoke the Hudson River's proximity, along with musk and teakwood, to remind us that Bond No.
Some of the new types of hybrid oak trees include Bodacious bur or Schuett's oak (cross between bur oak and swamp white oak); Sergeant oak (English and white oak); Compton oak (overcup and live oak); and, my personal favorite, Bimundors oak (English and white oak).
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Not to be outdone, the American Biographical Institute of Bur Oak Circle in the Appalachian foothills of North Carolina thought they'd have a go.