shingle oak


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Related to shingle oak: Quercus imbricaria
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Noun1.Shingle oak - small deciduous tree of eastern and central United States having leaves that shine like laurelshingle oak - small deciduous tree of eastern and central United States having leaves that shine like laurel; wood is used in western states for shingles
oak tree, oak - a deciduous tree of the genus Quercus; has acorns and lobed leaves; "great oaks grow from little acorns"
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In our area, the shingle oak and red oak will produce many years before the white oak.
The overstory habitat included pole-sized shingle oak (Quercus imbricaria), black cherry (Prunus serotina), osage-orange (Maclura pomifera) and persimmon (Diospyros virginiana).
In fact, some of the best hunting I have experienced in late October and early November has occurred near shingle oak groves, a member of the red oak group.