Chinquapin oak – Quercus muehlenbergii

This is not a Chinquapin tree, but rather an oak that has leaves similar to the Chinquapin, hence its name Chinquapin oak.  This oak grows in uplands & creek bottoms on calcareous/limestone soils.  It is a popular landscaping tree in our area.  It has an interesting leaf shape & displays beautiful fall colors.

Chinquapin Leaves