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In this edition of ID That Tree, Purdue Extension forester Lenny Farlee introduces you to chestnut oak, sometimes called rock chestnut oak. It is an oak species commonly found in the southern part of the state on high dry sites. It has small, very rounded lobed leaves and strongly ridged, very dark bark.

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Resources
Chestnut Oak, Native Trees of Indiana River Walk, Purdue – Fort Wayne
Quercus Montana, The Purdue Arboretum Explorer
ID That Tree, Playlist, Purdue Extension – Forestry and Natural Resources Youtube Channel
A Woodland Management Moment, Playlist, Purdue Extension – Forestry and Natural Resources Youtube Channel
Investing in Indiana Woodlands, The Education Store
Tree Appraisal and the Value of Trees, The Education Store
Forest Improvement Handbook, The Education Store

Lenny Farlee, Sustaining Hardwood Extension Specialist
Purdue University Department of Forestry and Natural Resources


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