Chinquapin Oak - Quercus muehlenbergii
Features: This native oak has unusual unlobed leaves. Relatively fast growing and attractive to several butterflies: Hairstreaks, Duskywings, and Skippers. Many moth caterpillars eat the foliage.
Light: Prefers full sun
Soil: Medium to dry medium soil containing loam, clay or glacial till
Height: 40-90 feet
Width: 50-60 feet
Photo credit: First, Sally and Andy Wasowski, Ladybird Johnson Wildlife Center; Second: Possibility Place