Quercus prinoides

ClassificationDicots
FamilyFagaceae
Family (Traditional)Fagaceae
GenusQuercus
Species:Quercus prinoides Willd.
Common NameDwarf Chinkapin oak
Growth Habittree
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: Yes; Woody Herbaceous: Woody; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: tree; Moisture Requirements: Xeric; Moisture Requirements: Sub-xeric; Region of Origin: North America; Reproductive Phenology: August; Reproductive Phenology: September; Leaf Arrangement: alternate; Leaf Complexity: simple; Leaf Dissection: 0; Leaf Fragrance: No; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaf Petiole Type: petiolate; Leaf Rank: spiral; Leaf Type: broadleaf; Leaf Venation: pinnate; Leaflet Margins: crenate; Leaflet Number: 0; Anther Type: Too short to tell; Base Flower Color: Green; Fruit Dehiscence: No; Fruit Type: Acorn; Fruit Type: Nut; Fruit Wet/Dry: Dry; Hypanthium Present: No; Inflorescence Position: axillary; Inflorescence Types: solitary; Inflorescence Types: spike; Overall Flower Symmetry: Actinomorphic; Perianth Present: No; Pistil Number: 1; Placentation Type: Axillary; Sexuality: monoecious; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A
C value 10
StatusNative; AGCP (UPL), EMP (UPL) (NWPL); TN[SNR] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
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Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

SynonymFull Citation
Quercus chinquapin Quercus chinquapin

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Hickman (KY), Laurel (KY), Logan (KY), Warren (KY), Bedford (TN), Hamilton (TN), Hardeman (TN), Knox (TN), McNairy (TN), Perry (TN), Roane (TN), Sumner (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: ETSU, MEM, TENN, UCHT

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1968 - 1981

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
TENN-V-0082669 Kentucky
TENN
Quercus prinoides
TENN-V-0081170 Perry Tennessee
TENN
Quercus prinoides
MEM004542 Laurel Kentucky 22 Jul 1970 Elizabeth M. Browne, Edward T. Browne Jr.
70K13.19
MEM
Quercus prinoides
MEM009988 Warren Kentucky 13 Jun 1968 Kenneth A. Nicely
1863
MEM
Quercus prinoides
MEM016739 Hardeman Tennessee 02 May 1981 Vernon Bates
2354
MEM
Quercus prinoides
TENN-V-0082678 Hickman Kentucky
TENN
Quercus prinoides
TENN-V-0082679 Laurel Kentucky
TENN
Quercus prinoides
TENN-V-0081171 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Quercus prinoides
TENN-V-0081172 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Quercus prinoides
TENN-V-0082680 Logan Kentucky
TENN
Quercus prinoides
TENN-V-0081169 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Quercus prinoides
TENN-V-0081167 Bedford Tennessee
TENN
Quercus prinoides
TENN-V-0081168 Bedford Tennessee
TENN
Quercus prinoides
UCHT030607 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Quercus prinoides
ETSU017812 Sumner Tennessee
ETSU
Quercus prinoides
UCHT043775 McNairy Tennessee
UCHT
Quercus prinoides
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