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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And those red and bur oaks have nicely filled in the empty area where 1 had to cut out several borer-killed pines.
The Missouri state champion and national co-champion bur oak has been a destination for visitors for some time, according to Williamson, whose family has owned and farmed the land the tree occupies since 1835.
He has plans to make a storefront and the business will be re-branded as the Bur Oak Centre for Sustainable Living.
Not to be outdone, the American Biographical Institute of Bur Oak Circle in the Appalachian foothills of North Carolina thought they'd have a go.
Thirty cores were taken from within prairie remnants (2-3 m from any trees) and another 30 cores were taken within adjacent densely forested areas (1-2 m from a spreading bur oak).
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).
Most of it is white and bur oak from a two- or three-county area, but they also use black cherry, walnut and black locust.
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).
crassifolia), pecan (Carya illinoensis), chinaberry (Melia azedarach), hackberry (Celtis sp.), eastern cottonwood (Populus deltoides), boxelder (Acer negundo), sycamore (Platanus occidentalis), privet (Ligustrum sp.), 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).
Publishing Group; 5122 Bur Oak Circle; Raleigh, NC 27612.
Moose showed a significant preference for spruce/ balsam fir over all other types except the shrubland alliance (t = 2.12, P = 0.07) and bur oak (t = 2.22, P = 0.07) (Table 5a).
Bur Oak (Quercus macrocarpa) - Found only sparingly in the Finger Lakes region, the bur oak is a drought-resistant oak with large lobed leaves that are wide at the upper extremities and taper to a narrow stem at the branch.