Chestnut Oak Photo Gallery
Chestnut Oak Habitat
Chestnut Oaks (Quercus prinus) do best on well-drained rocky slopes and ridges near a water source.
Chestnut Oak Facts
Chestnut Oaks (Quercus prinus) are a very important food source to wild turkeys, white-tailed deer, songbirds and more. Its bark is a grayish brown and smooth on young trees. As the tree matures its bark becomes deeply divided into ridges. It gets its name from American Chestnut trees because the two have similar looking leaves. Its wood is hard, strong and decay resistant.