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Old 10-02-2022, 08:39 PM   #1
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So what is the name of this tree?
Location is east Texas.
I looked up different varieties and closest I could find was Chikapin or however you spell it!!
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Old 10-02-2022, 08:42 PM   #2
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Bur oak
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Old 10-02-2022, 08:43 PM   #3
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show the leaf. That is the best way to identify.
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Old 10-02-2022, 08:44 PM   #4
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Get some better pics of the leaves and bark
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Old 10-02-2022, 08:48 PM   #5
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show the leaf. That is the best way to identify.
Well, theyíre big trees with the lowest limb way up there!!!
I think I know where some small trees are so Iíll get a pic of one tomorrow.
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Old 10-02-2022, 09:04 PM   #6
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That acorn looks like it is from a nuttal (striped) oak. Most of their acorns, but not all of them, are noticeably striped. The leaves from a chinkapin oak resemble a swamp chestnut oak, which do not match your tree in question.
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Old 10-02-2022, 09:10 PM   #7
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Any leaves on the ground you can photograph?
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Old 10-02-2022, 09:11 PM   #8
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Bur oak
It's a big acorn for sure...but I think the cup is too small and smooth to be a burr oak.
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Old 10-02-2022, 09:22 PM   #9
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Need better pics of the leaves. Not a burr oak though. Best I can tell from the pic, some variety of pin. Need better pics.
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Old 10-02-2022, 09:33 PM   #10
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Oak are very prolific at reproducing with any other oak, so there are many hybrid oak trees out there.
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Old 10-02-2022, 09:59 PM   #11
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Download "picture this" app

It has been spot on with things I used it for

Take picture of bark or leaves and it will tell you what it is
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Old 10-02-2022, 10:13 PM   #12
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Looks like a Nuttall acorn, I hardly ever see them here but I have came across a few of them along creeks in East Texas. The acorn is too big to be a chinquapin.

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Old 10-02-2022, 10:18 PM   #13
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Give that tree some fertilizer and watch it rain acorns
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Old 10-02-2022, 10:52 PM   #14
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Most likely Post Oak
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Old 10-02-2022, 11:12 PM   #15
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Ok, I change my mind. I’m going with Swamp Chestnut oak.
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Old 10-02-2022, 11:17 PM   #16
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So what is the name of this tree?
Location is east Texas.
I looked up different varieties and closest I could find was Chikapin or however you spell it!!
honestly this looks more like a Reginald. Maybe a Reggie though, depends on personality i guess.
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Old 10-02-2022, 11:29 PM   #17
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Possibly a white oak, but I need to see the leaves and bark.
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Old 10-03-2022, 12:25 AM   #18
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White Oak. Definitely not a Chinquapin.
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Old 10-03-2022, 05:09 AM   #19
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Old 10-03-2022, 09:18 AM   #20
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I forgot I had a lock on in one of these trees so this is where Iím at now. This one doesnít seem to have any acorns but the other tree out in front of me is loaded.
White Oak is what Iíve been calling it.
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Old 10-03-2022, 09:28 AM   #21
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I forgot I had a lock on in one of these trees so this is where Iím at now. This one doesnít seem to have any acorns but the other tree out in front of me is loaded.

White Oak is what Iíve been calling it.
That's definitely a white of some sort. Swamp white maybe? Not sure, but either way should be a honey hole when they start dropping.

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Old 10-03-2022, 09:30 AM   #22
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Looks like a swamp white oak to me.
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Old 10-03-2022, 09:57 AM   #23
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Swamp Chestnut oak, also called Basket Oak, or Cow Oak.
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Old 10-03-2022, 09:59 AM   #24
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Bur oak
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THIS. Burr Oak Quercus macrocarpa Quercus macrocarpa, the bur oak, commonly spelled burr oak, is a species of oak tree native to eastern North America.
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Old 10-03-2022, 10:23 AM   #25
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Chinkapin oak is what I say.
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Old 10-03-2022, 10:23 AM   #26
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Just looked up bur oak. According to the leaf, not a bur oak.
The swamp oak as mention above, looks like it.
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Old 10-03-2022, 10:29 AM   #27
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Swamp Chestnut oak, also called Basket Oak, or Cow Oak.
Just looked this one up and by golly this is it. No doubt about it.
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Old 10-03-2022, 10:57 AM   #28
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That sir is definitely a Swamp Chestnut............One of the most sought after acorns by deer. Guard that thing with your life!

I have around 50 on my property and will be transplanting some up to my Dad's place. They are awesome
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Old 10-03-2022, 11:02 AM   #29
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Swamp chestnut oak. I screen shot the picture you posted and entered it into the Picture this app. I have some of these same acorns near a big burr oak and I have been mistaking them for immature burr oak acorns. I have a giant burr oak loaded that Iím waiting for them to start falling. Mine is on a riverbank.




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Old 10-03-2022, 11:08 AM   #30
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It’s definitely not a burr oak, their acorns are almost the size of a golf ball when the cap is intact and the leaves are shaped differently
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Old 10-03-2022, 11:51 AM   #31
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swamp chestnut oak (old timers call it a "Cow Oak")
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Old 10-03-2022, 12:31 PM   #32
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Chinkapin oak is what I say.
Iím with you based on bark and leaf.
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Old 10-03-2022, 06:49 PM   #33
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That sir is definitely a Swamp Chestnut............One of the most sought after acorns by deer. Guard that thing with your life!

I have around 50 on my property and will be transplanting some up to my Dad's place. They are awesome

Do yours produce every year? I found about 15-20 of them today, not a single acorn. Wondering if it's an off year, or if they've already hit the ground. Ground wasn't very disturbed under them and just a few small "hulls". Think the hulls were from the water oaks that they were scattered in.

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Itís definitely not a burr oak, their acorns are almost the size of a golf ball when the cap is intact and the leaves are shaped differently
Bur oak acorns are huge. Pic of one from my tree in the yard.

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Old 10-03-2022, 09:48 PM   #34
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That sir is definitely a Swamp Chestnut............One of the most sought after acorns by deer. Guard that thing with your life!

I have around 50 on my property and will be transplanting some up to my Dad's place. They are awesome
There are small ďgrovesĒ all over. Most of the trees are huge. When you find one tree, there will be 2 or 3 more real close by. Hard to figure out which grove to hunt over.

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Do yours produce every year? I found about 15-20 of them today, not a single acorn. Wondering if it's an off year, or if they've already hit the ground. Ground wasn't very disturbed under them and just a few small "hulls". Think the hulls were from the water oaks that they were scattered in.



Bur oak acorns are huge. Pic of one from my tree in the yard.

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Over the years, I noticed they donít produce every year. I guess the conditions has to be right. Iíve seen them loaded year after year, then the next, nothing. Sometimes they have acorns but not a lot. Like this year, one tree will have some and the tree 30 yards away, canít find a one.
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Old 10-03-2022, 10:33 PM   #35
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We call them cow oaks. It’s in the white oak family. Our deer prefer these these acorns over all the others.

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