Chinquapin oak (Quercus muehlenbergii)
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Latin (scientific) name: Quercus muehlenbergii
Common English name: Chinquapin oak
Other names: Chinkapin oak, yellow chestnut oak
French name: Chêne jaune
Found in south-western and south-eastern Ontario.
Often grows on limestone soil and sand dunes.
5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b
A hardiness zone is a geographically defined area where a given plant is capable of growing. Hardiness zones are based largely on climate, particularly minimum temperatures. Zone 0 covers the harshest areas in Canada for plant species. Higher numbers represent more temperate areas.
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