bur oak


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bur oak

n.
A deciduous oak tree (Quercus macrocarpa) of eastern North America, having deeply lobed leaves, acorns enclosed within a deep fringed cup, and hard durable wood.

bur oak

n
(Plants) an E North American oak, Quercus macrocarpa, having fringed acorn cups and durable timber
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Noun1.bur oak - medium to large deciduous oak of central and eastern North America with ovoid acorns deeply immersed in large fringed cupsbur oak - medium to large deciduous oak of central and eastern North America with ovoid acorns deeply immersed in large fringed cups; yields tough close-grained wood
white oak - any of numerous Old World and American oaks having 6 to 8 stamens in each floret, acorns that mature in one year and leaf veins that never extend beyond the margin of the leaf
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Read the plaque on the trunk, and you'll think this Bur oak will outlast us all.
Where I live, that's white oak, swamp white oak and bur oak. It's important for you to become good at identifying all the different subspecies of oak that grow in your area.
Together, we planted 200 trees and turned a wide-open park into a home for bald cypress, cedar elm and bur oak.
The nine volunteers gave 36 hours of their time by planting a mix of 26 native Texas trees (bur oak, bald cypress, and cedar elm) along the Campion Trails.
It could have been that my fall-collected bur oak acorns sprouted roots and leaves the year I forgot to dry them out.
Some of the trees are old and of various kinds, such as Sycamore, Red Oak, Cottonwood, Bur Oak, Crack Willow and Sugar Maple.
Hirsch made -- and subsequently posted on Facebook -- was of an ancient bur oak on the edge of a cornfield in southwest Wisconsin.
The branches of the sprawling bur oak, which was already more than 150 years old when the Show-Me State was admitted to the union, stretch well above anything else on the surrounding farmland.
This Bur Oak tree was planted by members of the Edmonton and Calgary Branches UELAC to commemorate the visit of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II in 2005 and celebrate Alberta's 100th anniversary as a province.
Instead, the owner of Bur Oak Resources in North Bay relies on a variety of suppliers.
Some of the new types of hybrid oak trees include Bodacious bur or Schuett's oak (cross between bur oak and swamp white oak); Sergeant oak (English and white oak); Compton oak (overcup and live oak); and, my personal favorite, Bimundors oak (English and white oak).