We grouped the most common tree species into the following categories (Table 1): black gum (Nyssa sylvatica var sylvatica), eastern redcedar (Juniperus virginiana), hackberry (Celtis occidentalis), sassafras (Sassafras albidum), sycamore (Platanus occidentalis), shortleaf pine (Pinus echinata), blackjack oak
(Quercus marilandica), bur oak (Q.
(b) More open woods with local blackjack oak
(b1) or shortleaf pine (b2), plus associated thickets and glades (NVC 4053, 3952--or 4670 on more calcareous soils).
As we left the Sunglow Ranch we stopped to see the grave of Johnny Ringo - an outlaw shot under a blackjack oak
tree by an assassin in 1882.
) were the leading dominants along with a few hickory species in low numbers (Jenkins et al.
HARRISBURG, NC Cindy Anne Walker Corrente, 52, of 8206 Blackjack Oak
Court, Harrisburg, NC, died Monday, June 16, 2008.
Post oak (Quercus stellata) was the largest species (mean diameter 38 cm), Plateau oak (Quercus fusiformis) was intermediate in size (mean diameter 27 cm), and blackjack oak
(Quercus marilandica), Texas oak (Quercus buckleyi), and cedar elm were the smallest species (mean diameters 20, 18, and 22 cm, respectively).
Prior to European settlement, Maryland contained over 50,000 acres (20,235 ha) of serpentine habitats, consisting of two primary plant communities: little-bluestem (Andropogon scoparius) dominated grasslands, and oak savanna characterized by stunted hardwoods, primarily blackjack oak
(Quercus marilandica) and post oak (Q.
The Cross Timbers are mostly post oak (Quercus stellata) and blackjack oak
Numerically this forest was dominated by small eastern red cedars (Juniperus virginiana L., Cupressaceae), post oak (Quercus stellata), and blackjack oak