Help identifying a tree

jeanner(SW Ohio - Z6)August 15, 2010

I am hoping someone can help me identify this tree. I wasn't sure if I should post this on the tree forum but I think this is a native so I came here first. It is growing at the top of a ravine in SW Ohio. Is this a type of oak?

Thanks for the help !

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esh_ga

Looks like it could be Quercus muehlenbergii - chinkapin oak.

Here is a link that might be useful: link to picture, distribution

    Bookmark   August 16, 2010 at 11:01AM
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jeanner(SW Ohio - Z6)

Thanks - I thought that might be it.

    Bookmark   August 16, 2010 at 10:26PM
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redtailforester(6)

I would say chinkapin oak or Chinese chestnut. Does it produce acorns or big prickly hedgehog-like balls???

    Bookmark   August 23, 2010 at 8:30PM
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