bur oak

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Synonyms for bur oak

medium to large deciduous oak of central and eastern North America with ovoid acorns deeply immersed in large fringed cups

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About a mile north of the Ingleside Oak, a young Virginian named Josiah Collins felled a huge bur oak.
And those red and bur oaks have nicely filled in the empty area where 1 had to cut out several borer-killed pines.
The branches of the sprawling bur oak, which was already more than 150 years old when the Show-Me State was admitted to the union, stretch well above anything else on the surrounding farmland.
He has plans to make a storefront and the business will be re-branded as the Bur Oak Centre for Sustainable Living.
In contrast to the broad spreading growth form of the bur oaks on the ridgetop, the large basswood, elm and walnut trees are tall and slender with most of the branches concentrated at the crown, providing evidence that the ravines were also forested when these trees were young.
Turner's quest for bur oak acorns put her at odds with nature.
Hannibal Woods includes several spectacular examples of bur oak (Quercus macrocarpa) that exceed 150 years of age and an understory typical of temperate deciduous forest associations found farther east (Churchill 1979, Rothenberger 1985).
Wasta sits among a pile of bur oak shavings, making timber frame pegs with a drawknife at his handmade shaving horse.
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).
elderberry (Sambucus canadensis), rough-leaf dogwood (Cornus drummondii), Mexican buckeye (Ungnadia speciosa), red buckeye (Aesculus pavia), anacua (Ehretia anacua), bur oak (Quercus macrocarpa), white and red mulberry (Morus alba, M.
Changes in the woody vegetation of a bur oak savanna remnant in Central Illinois.
The king of nut trees on the Prairies is the Bur Oak (Quercus macrocarpa).
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