Chinkapin Oak and Pin Oak

Is there any difference between chinkapin oak and pin oak?

Richard Jones: There are between 250 and 450 oaks in the Quercusgenus. Taxonomists find it hard to agree on the exact number. It’s too big a question to answer here, but there are certainly differences. Chinkapin oak is Quercus muehlenbergii, and pin oak is Quercus palustris. Try popping those Latin names into a search engine for some comparative notes.

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