Quercus prinoides
Chinquapin Chin"qua*pin, n. (Bot.) A branching, nut-bearing tree or shrub ({Castanea pumila}) of North America, from six to twenty feet high, allied to the chestnut. Also, its small, sweet, edible nat. [Written also {chincapin} and {chinkapin}.] [1913 Webster]

{Chinquapin oak}, a small shrubby oak ({Quercus prinoides}) of the Atlantic States, with edible acorns.

{Western Chinquapin}, an evergreen shrub or tree ({Castanopes chrysophylla}) of the Pacific coast. In California it is a shrub; in Oregon a tree 30 to 125 feet high. [1913 Webster]


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  • Quercus prinoides — Conservation status Least Concern&# …   Wikipedia

  • Quercus prinoides — Oak Oak ([=o]k), n. [OE. oke, ok, ak, AS. [=a]c; akin to D. eik, G. eiche, OHG. eih, Icel. eik, Sw. ek, Dan. eeg.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Bot.) Any tree or shrub of the genus {Quercus}. The oaks have alternate leaves, often variously lobed, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Quercus prinoides — ID 69973 Symbol Key QUPR Common Name dwarf chinkapin oak Family Fagaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AR, CT, DC, DE, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO,… …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Quercus prinoides — noun deciduous shrubby tree of northeastern and central United States having a sweet edible nut and often forming dense thickets • Syn: ↑dwarf chinkapin oak, ↑dwarf chinquapin oak, ↑dwarf oak • Hypernyms: ↑chestnut oak …   Useful english dictionary

  • Quercus prinoides J.M. Coult., non Willd. — Symbol QUMU Synonym Symbol QUPR5 Botanical Family Fagaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Quercus prinoides Willd. — Symbol QUPR Common Name dwarf chinkapin oak Botanical Family Fagaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Quercus prinoides Willd. var. acuminata (Michx.) Gleason — Symbol QUMU Synonym Symbol QUPRA Botanical Family Fagaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Quercus prinoides Willd. var. acuminata (Michx.) Gleason — Symbol QUMU Synonym Symbol QUPRA Botanical Family Fagaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Quercus prinoides Willd. var. rufescens Rehder — Symbol QUPR Synonym Symbol QUPRR Botanical Family Fagaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Quercus muehlenbergii — Chinkapin Oak Mature tree of chinkapin oak (Quercus muhlenbergii) Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae …   Wikipedia

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