Quercus prinoides Willd.

  • Authority

    Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.

  • Family


  • Scientific Name

    Quercus prinoides Willd.

  • Description

    Species Description - Much like no. 9 [Quercus muehlenbergii Engelm.] and hybridizing with it, but a colonial shrub 1–3(–5) m; lvs oblong-obovate, 4–10 × 2–6 cm, usually cuneate at base, with 5–8 lateral veins and as many low teeth on each side. Dry, rocky slopes and barrens, often near the coast, preferably in calcareous soil; Mass. to N.C., w. to n. Ind., s. Mich., and Okla.

  • Common Names