Basket Oak, Swamp Chestnut Oak, Rock Chestnut Oak
Long-lived polycarpic perennial
Native to the Finger Lakes Region, Southern ME and Ontario, South to SC and AL
Source of plant
Plant Collections Consortium, KY , Chicago Botanic Garden, Highland Botanical Park, Schichtel's Nursery, Ruth Nix
Rounded, relatively dense tree reaching 60' to 70' in height with a comparable but irregular spread. Leaves 4"-6" long, 1.5"-3.5" wide, ovate to obovate-oblong, acute or acuminate, cuneate or rounded at base, coarsely and irregularly toothed with 10-14 pairs of obtuse, often mucronate teeth, lustrous dark yellow-green above, grayish tomentulose beneath. Fall color orange-yellow to yellow-brown. Acorns sweet.
USDA Hardiness Zone
other ethnobotanical uses