Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Quercus palustris Münchh. image
Photographer: Paul Drobot           

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Darrin Kimbler

Darrin Kimbler

Paul Drobot

Paul Drobot

Paul Drobot

Paul Drobot
Family Fagaceae
Quercus palustris Münchh.
pin oak
Quercus: Latin for oak
palustris: "of marshes"
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Status: Special Concern
Plant: perennial, deciduous tree to 80' tall; grayish brown bark with wide, shallow fissures, inner bark pinkish
Flower: brown to reddish brown, terminal, oval buds; blooms in spring
Fruit:acorns biennial; thin, saucer-shaped cup covering 1/4 of the nut; round to oval nut often with obvious stripes
Leaf: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
Habitat: moist to wet; bottomlands, poorly drained upland clay soils
(Glossary)

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