Quercus prinoides (dwarf chinkapin oak)

Home > Labs | Hierarchy > f. Fagaceae > Quercus prinoides > wiki


Key Characteristics

  • Leaves alternate / clustered, simple, with small lobes, almost like large teeth, ovate
  • A shrub, usually very small
  • Fruit is a small acorn, ovoid, light tan, with a finely textured cup, similar to a china bowl in shape, but often difficult to locate
  • Reproduces by root suckers and found on xeric sites

Sourced from a field lab in Fall 2011


Add a New Comment



Sorry, no images found attached to this page.
Unless otherwise stated, the content of this page is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 License