Bur, chinkapin and Shumard oaks
, blue ash and kingnut (also called shellbark hickory) are all long-lived trees that have been here for hundreds of years.
The presence of numerous oak, pecan and black walnut seedlings, paired with the sizable amount of mature bur and Shumard oaks
located in the forest, may indicate a maturation of the floodplain soils underlying the forest, a condition that might lead to the oak-hickory community that is often found in old growth bottomland hardwood stands.
A few days later, the 5th graders collected money to purchase a redbud tree and a Shumard oak
tree, which they planted next to the school sign.
RESULTS--In comparing composition of the diet offered in our study to mast consumed by wildlife in southern Texas, diet in our study was similar to mesquite pods in fiber, protein, and gross energy, and similar to acorns of Shumard oak
(Quercus shumardii) in concentrations of fiber (Table 1).
Recently Smith began including certain seeds in the grow-out project--burr oak acorns and shumard oak
acorns gathered by volunteers and planted directly into a pot.
Three of these species have been designated select red oaks because of the quality of their wood and the large volumes that are available : cherrybark oak (Quercus pagoda), northern red oak (Quercus rubra L.), and shumard oak
(Quercus shumardii Buck L.).
Catherine Bedell has become general counsel for the Florida Public Service Commission with offices at 2540 Shumard Oak
Blvd., Tallahassee 32399-7019, telephone (850) 413-6197.
The principal species of red oak are Quercus rubra and Quercus falcata, but Quercus velutina, known as black oak, and Quercus shumardii, known as Shumard oak
, are among the related species.
Hackberry, ash and Shumard oak
(Quercus shumardii) were present at < 1 stem/[m.sup.2].
Other additions this year to the list of over-400 pointers are an Arizona sycamore located in Coconino National Forest, Arizona; a Shumard oak
in Anna, Illinois; the reinstated black oak of East Granby, Connecticut; and an alligator juniper in Prescott National Forest, Arizona.
The order of survival regardless of flood treatments was: baldcypress (Taxodium distichum), overcup oak (Quercus lyrata), Nuttall oak (Quercus nuttalli), willow oak (Quercus phellos), and Shumard oak
The mapleleaf oak (Quercus acerifolia), recently elevated to full species from a variety of Shumard oak
, has only been found at six sites in the Magazine and Ouachita mountains of Arkansas, and totals only a few hundred individual trees.
A 391-point fenceline tree in Powell County, Kentucky, held the scarlet oak crown for the last nine years until it was correctly identified as the very similar Shumard oak
. By then, its expanding girth had increased its score to 430 points, which qualified it as the new champion Shumard oak
The biggest Shumard oak
graces a 175-acre uncut forest in, of all places, downtown Memphis.
The crown for height is won easily by its co-champion in Alabama (200 feet), followed closely by the Shumard oak
at 190 feet.