Quercus imbricaria (shingle oak)

Quercus imbricaria - Commonly called shingle oak, is a medium sized deciduous oak of the red oak group that typically grows in a conical form to 40-60’ tall, with the crown broadening and rounding with age. Trunk diameter to 3’. Brownish gray bark develops shallow furrowing and ridging with age. Insignificant monoecious yellowish-green flowers in separate male and female catkins appear in spring as the leaves emerge. Fruits are rounded acorns, with scaly cups that extend to approximately 1/3 the acorn length. Narrow, oblong, smooth-margined, glossy dark green leaves are pale and pubescent beneath. Fall color is variable, sometimes producing attractive shades of yellow-brown to red-brown. Old leaves tend to persist on the tree throughout most of the winter.or is variable, but usually undistinguished shades of yellow and brown. Family: Fagaceae

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