FAMILIAR TREES OF SOUTH CAROLINA CLEMSON EXTENSION BUL 117

Swamp Chestnut Oak
Quercus michauxii
The leaves of the swamp chestnut oak turn a rich crimson color in the fall. The wood is used for making baskets. It is often known as basket oak or cow oak. The tree is long lived, and the wood is durable.

Natural distribution in South Carolina


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