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An individual instance of Quercus imbricaria (shingle oak)
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You can find this tree at the northwest corner of North Hall near the dumpster.

Shingle oak is one of the two oaks in this area which has leaves with no lobes.  The other is willow oak, which has much smaller, narrower leaves than shingle oak.  You can know that this species is an oak by its clustered buds at the end of its twig and by its acorn

Although shingle oak is native to this area, it isn't as common in this area as other oaks.

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This organism is a living specimen that is part of the  Vanderbilt University Arboretum  with the local identifier 1-418.

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Quercus imbricaria


sec. 1993

common name: shingle oak
family: Fagaceae
Identified 2014-09-11 by Steven J. Baskauf


northwest of North Hall, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, US
Click on these geocoordinates to load a map showing the location: 36.14132°, -86.79977°
Coordinate uncertainty about: 10 m.

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whole tree (or vine) - general 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.

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