Quercus imbricaria
Shingle oak

Family: Beech (Fagaceae)

Lifespan: Perennial

Height: 15-18 m

Flower Color: N/A

Flower Size: N/A

Bloom Season: April-May

Fruit: Nut

Conditions: Along streams, in moist uplands

Sunlight: Full sun

Moisture: Moist to wet

In pioneer days, the wood was used in making shingles. The wood is heavy, hard, coarse grained and checks badly in drying.

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