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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It also destroyed more than 99 percent of a related nut tree, the Ozark chinquapin. 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.
"That's what I feel like." Bost is working to save the Ozark chinquapin (Caslanea pumila var.
After World War II, the blight jumped the Mississippi River and attacked the Ozark chinquapin. The pre-blight Ozark Chinquapin--isolated first by glaciation and then by the Mississippi River from its American chestnut and Alleghany chinquapin relatives--became an important canopy tree in the ancient mesic forest that makes up today's Ozarks.