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An individual instance of Quercus palustris (pin oak)
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This tree is just inside the Susan Gray Playground. A distinctive feature of pin oak is its leaves, which have a small number of narrow lobes that stick straight out from the centerline of the leaf.
In their native habitat, pin oaks are wetland trees. However, they do well in cities and are therefore frequently planted as street trees. This particular tree is one of the largest pin oaks in the arboretum.

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This organism is a living specimen that is part of the  Vanderbilt University Arboretum  with the local identifier 1-483.

This particular organism is believed to have managed means of establishment.

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Quercus palustris


sec. 1993

common name: pin oak
family: Fagaceae
Identified 2018-03-27 by Steven J. Baskauf


Susan Gray School playground, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, US
Click on these geocoordinates to load a map showing the location: 36.14384°, -86.799431°
Coordinate uncertainty about: 10 m.

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whole tree (or vine) - winter
whole tree (or vine) - view up trunk
bark - of a large tree 1993 =

Flora of North America Editorial Committee, eds., 1993. Flora of North America North of Mexico. Flora of North America Association, New York, NY, US and Oxford, UK.

Metadata last modified: 2020-03-25T17:42:06.225-05:00
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