bur oak


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Related to bur oak: swamp white oak
  • noun

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.
Bur Oak was nominated for the award by a member of Garden Club of Cincinnati.
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.
Five of the seven species are frequently used by wood warblers (Holmes and Robinson 1981, Graber and Graber 1983): black walnut (n = 10), bur oak (n = 5), northern red oak (n = 5), slippery elm (n = 5), and American elm (n = 5).
Several modern texts suggest bur oak acorns are among the most edible (to humans) without leaching the tannins out.
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).
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.
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The glass block openings in the thrombe wall, which we framed in with Bur Oak from Snowy Pines Reforestry, brings in light to the north side of the building.