Quercus lyrata


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Noun1.Quercus lyrata - medium-large deciduous timber tree of central and southern United StatesQuercus lyrata - medium-large deciduous timber tree of central and southern United States; acorns deeply immersed in the cup and mature in first year
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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The five trees with largest diameter are Quercus macrocarpa (62[+ or -]16cm), Quercus falcata (56[+ or -]9cm) Quercus lyrata (52[+ or -]6cm), Populus deltoides (48[+ or -]5cm) and Platanus occidentalis (48[+ or -]6cm).
Other species of white oak include Quercus prinus or chestnut oak; Quercus lyrata, also known as overcup oak; and Quercus mich-auxii, also known as swamp chestnut oak.
minor were in low-lying deciduous forests (primarily dominated by Celtis laevigata, Nyssa sylvatica, Quercus lyrata, and Q.