University of Rhode Island

Quercus prinoides

Dwarf Chinkapin Oak

Large shrub or small tree with coarsely jagged toothed yellowish green elliptical leaves. Rounded ½” acorns are olive green to brown and attractive to wildlife. Tolerates dry sandy and rocky soil. Native to RI. 10-20’ x 12-15’.

Image courtesy of Oregon State University

Image courtesy of Oregon State University

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