University of Rhode Island

Quercus prinus

Chestnut Oak

Large tree with bluntly toothed dark yellowish green leaves. 1-1 ½” long, narrow acorns are attractive to wildlife. Tolerates poor dry rocky upland sites. Tolerates heat and drought. Native to RI. 60-70’ x 60-70’.

Image courtesy of Dr. Mark Brand, UConn

Robert H. Mohlenbrock. USDA NRCS. 1995. Northeast wetland flora: Field office guide to plant species. Northeast National Technical Center, Chester, PA. Courtesy of USDA NRCS Wetland Science Institute.

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