Ozark chinquapin


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Noun1.Ozark chinquapin - shrubby tree closely related to the Allegheny chinkapin but with larger leavesOzark chinquapin - shrubby tree closely related to the Allegheny chinkapin but with larger leaves; southern midwestern United States
chincapin, chinkapin, chinquapin - small nut of either of two small chestnut trees of the southern United States; resembles a hazelnut
Castanea, genus Castanea - chestnuts; chinkapins
chestnut tree, chestnut - any of several attractive deciduous trees yellow-brown in autumn; yield a hard wood and edible nuts in a prickly bur
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Growing rapidly and bearing small, round nuts singly in the burr, Ozark chinquapin trees were once common on well-drained hillsides throughout the lower Midwestern and upper Southern states.
Bost is working to save the Ozark chinquapin (Caslanea pumila var.
Like the American chestnut, the Ozark chinquapin cannot reproduce sexually in any appreciable amount, and survives today in its native range as a blight-stunted, brushy, multi-stemmed shrub.