FAMILIAR TREES OF SOUTH CAROLINA CLEMSON EXTENSION BUL 117

Chestnut Oak
Quercus prinus
Chestnut oak has a heavy, hard, strong, close-grained wood that is durable in contact with the soil. The large, sweet acorn is a favorite food for squirrel, deer, and turkey, but are mostly too large for smaller birds.

Natural distribution in South Carolina


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