chestnut oak


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chestnut oak

n.
A deciduous oak tree (Quercus montana syn. Q. prinus) of eastern North America having deeply ridged bark and shallowly lobed leaves that resemble those of the American chestnut.

chest′nut oak`


n.
any of several North American oaks, as Quercus prinus, having serrate or dentate leaves resembling those of the chestnut.
[1695–1705, Amer.]
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Noun1.chestnut oak - an oak having leaves resembling those of chestnut treeschestnut oak - an oak having leaves resembling those of chestnut trees
oak tree, oak - a deciduous tree of the genus Quercus; has acorns and lobed leaves; "great oaks grow from little acorns"
Quercus michauxii, swamp chestnut oak - medium to large deciduous tree of moist areas of southeastern United States similar to the basket oak
chinkapin oak, chinquapin oak, Quercus muehlenbergii, yellow chestnut oak - medium-sized deciduous tree of the eastern United States that yields a strong durable wood
basket oak, cow oak, Quercus montana, Quercus prinus - medium to large deciduous tree of the eastern United States; its durable wood is used as timber or split and woven into baskets or chair seats
dwarf chinkapin oak, dwarf chinquapin oak, dwarf oak, Quercus prinoides - deciduous shrubby tree of northeastern and central United States having a sweet edible nut and often forming dense thickets
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Army specified its black leather be "chestnut oak" tanned because it yielded leather with qualities the military desired, including never bleeding or fading.
These include black gum (Nyssa sylvatica), chestnut oak (Quercus montana), chinkapin oak (Quercus muehlenbergii), common persimmon (Diospyros virginiana), cucumbertree (Magnolia acuminate), mockernut hickory (Carya tomentosa), pignut hickory (Carya glabra), shumard oak (Queruc shumardii), sugarberry (Celtis laevigata) and yellowwood (Cladrastis kentukea).
For example, I can count at least six different species of oaks from my stand--willow oak, pin oak, and swamp chestnut oak in the wet areas, and southern red oak, white oak, and black oak on the higher spots.
The historical aspects and the technical and physical challenges all come together when you retrace a boundary line up a mountain, find the old stone-on-end corner referenced in the deed, notice the ancient chestnut oak with the faint scar of an axe blaze, take in the beautiful view and realize the last person on this spot was likely to have been the first surveyor (with a name like Wynkoop or Van kleeck) in the late 1700s.
I found a suitable tree, scraped the leaves away and sat with my back to a chestnut oak, the crossbow on my lap.
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.
Black oak has pollinated from about May 10 to 25; white oak, deer's favorite tree, normally around May 13; red oak from May 13 to 22; scarlet oak around May 19; pin oak, May 23; swamp white oak around May 28; and chestnut oak around May 30.
I have some white oak, sawtooth oak, live oak and swamp chestnut oak.
Subsequent pair-wise nonparametric comparisons for each species revealed that geographic differences were evident for black, bur, and chestnut oak, as well as red pine, sycamore, and sweetgum.
In our area, I have found the white oak (Quercus alba) to be the mildest, with the chestnut oak (Quercus prinus) a close second.
Traps were set in areas of mature, mixed oak-hickory-pine forests containing predominantly hardwoods such as red oak, chestnut oak, white oak, sweet gum, sycamore, various hickory species, and loblolly pine.