Chestnut Oak Quercus montana  Synonyms: Quercus prinus.

Description:

The distinctive, deeply furrowed bark of Chestnut Oak is a key field mark for distinguishing from Basket, Swamp Chestnut, and Swamp White Oak.

Relationships:

Has been recorded as a host plant for Banded Hairstreak.

There are 230 records in the project database.

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Chestnut Oaks in Cecil Co., Maryland (6/26/2016). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Chestnut Oak in Howard Co., Maryland (4/23/2010). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

Chestnut Oak in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (4/30/2011). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

Chestnut Oak in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (8/5/2011). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

A young Chestnut Oak showing fall foliage in Montgomery Co., Maryland (10/31/2015). Photo by Jane Hill. (MBP list)

Chestnut Oak in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (4/3/2019). Photo by Matt Grey. (MBP list)

Chestnut Oak at Downs Park, Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (8/31/2012). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Chestnut Oak in Cecil Co., Maryland (9/17/2016). Photo by Dan Small. (MBP list)

Chestnut Oak buds in Calvert Co., Maryland (2/10/2013). The buds are very similar to those of Basket Oak, but slightly more pointed. Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Chestnut Oak in Washington Co., Maryland (5/28/2017). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

A Chestnut Oak sapling in Harford Co., Maryland (8/28/2016). Photo by Kirsten Johnson. (MBP list)

A Chestnut Oak leaf in Harford Co., Maryland (11/6/2018). Photo by Josh Emm. (MBP list)

Chestnut Oak acorn in Caroline Co., Maryland (9/27/2015). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

A Chestnut Oak acorn in Potomac, Montgomery Co., Maryland (9/18/2010). Photo by Janice Browne. (MBP list)

Chestnut Oak in Howard Co., Maryland (8/11/2019). Photo by Sue Muller. (MBP list)


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