It is very hard to find chinkapin oak
, kingnut or blue ash in nurseries.
Other white oaks include swamp white oak, (Quercus bicolor), chestnut oak (Quercus prinus), bur oak (Quercus macrocarpa), swamp chestnut oak (Quercus michauzii), chinkapin oak
(Quercus muehlenbergii), overcup oak (Quercus lyrata) and post oak (Quercus stellata).
Its tree composition also is similar although WSU has relatively more sugar maple, white ash, white oak, and chinkapin oak
, whereas Tawawa Woods has more black cherry, tuliptree (Liriodendron tulipifera), beech (Fagus grandifolia), and sassafras (Sassafras albidum) than the WSU woods.
When Gary Figgins first set out to produce commercial wines at Walla Walla, Washington in 1978, he had no idea that his pursuit of perfection would entail investigating all sorts of white oak, from Oregonian to Hungarian, from the finest French oak to Chinkapin oak
(also called Chestnut oak).
Caption: Top right: A wound early in this chinkapin oak
's life allowed rot to hollow out the base.
Twenty and twenty-five years after the tornado the most damaged portion of the forest is still a sugar maple/ slippery elm community, with chinkapin oak
, Ohio buckeye, American basswood, white ash and hackberry of secondary importance.
White oak: American white oak, chestnut oak, swamp white oak, swamp chestnut oak, chinkapin oak
, post oak, Appalachian oak, northern white oak, southern white oak, overcup oak.
muehlenbergii (chinkapin oak
), northern red oak, Carya ovata (shagbark hickory), C.
But the standout was Kansas where seven different nominators located the biggest paper birch, narrowleaf cottonwood, Washington hawthorn, dwarf chinkapin oak
, western soapberry, little walnut, and two co-champion oriental arborvitae.
Other prominent white oaks include Quercus prinus, the shallow lobed chestnut; Quercus muehlenbergii, or chinkapin oak
; Quercus michauxii, also called swamp chestnut; Quercus bicolor or swampwhite; and Quercus macrocarpa, the burr oak.
190 Eastern redcedar Junipents virginiana 249 Chinkapin oak
Quercus muehlenbergii 558 Elms Ulmus alata, U.