chinquapin oak

Quercus muehlenbergii (chinquapin oak)

Botanical Name Quercus muehlenbergii
Common Name chinquapin oak
Family Fagaceae
USDA Zone 5 thru 7
Light Requirement Full Sun
Season(s) of interest all seasons
Height and Spread 40-60ft x 50-70ft (12-18m x 15-20m)
Flower Color Small Yellowish-Green
Attracts Wildlife Provides Food for Birds, Hosts Caterpillars of Butterflies/Moths, Attracts Pollinators,
Additional Information Native to Chicago Region. Oaks Host more Species of Moths/Butterflies than any other plants.
Location in Lurie Garden East Meadow