Quercus palustris Münchh.
Family: Fagaceae
pin oak
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Darrin Kimbler  
Etymology: Quercus: Latin for oak
Plants: perennial, deciduous tree to 80' tall; grayish brown bark with wide, shallow fissures, inner bark pinkish
Leaves: elliptic to oblong in outline, base blunt to slightly pointed; edges with 5-7 lobes and 10-30 sharp points, lowest 2 lobes somewhat recurved
Flowers: brown to reddish brown, terminal, oval buds; blooms in spring
Fruits: acorns biennial; thin, saucer-shaped cup covering 1/4 of the nut; round to oval nut often with obvious stripes
Habitat: moist to wet; bottomlands, poorly drained upland clay soils
Conservation Status: Special Concern
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Darrin Kimbler  
Quercus palustris image
Paul Drobot  
Quercus palustris image
Quercus palustris image
Paul Drobot  
Quercus palustris image
Darrin Kimbler  
Quercus palustris image
Paul Drobot  
Quercus palustris image
Quercus palustris image
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Quercus palustris image
Paul Drobot  
Quercus palustris image
Paul Drobot  
Quercus palustris image
Quercus palustris image
Quercus palustris image
Quercus palustris image
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