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Related to chinquapin oak: dwarf chinquapin oak, Shumard oak
chinquapin oakor chinkapin oak
1. A deciduous oak tree (Quercus muhlenbergii) chiefly of eastern North America, having scaly gray bark and toothed leaves that resemble those of the chinquapin.
2. A similar oak (Quercus prinoides) that grows as a shrub or small tree.