shinnery oak


: any of several small shrubby oaks that tend to form thickets
especially : a low shrub (Quercus havardii) that spreads by underground suckers to form dense thickets, produces large sweet acorns, and grows on dry sandy land of the southwestern U.S.

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“Shinnery oak.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Sep. 2023.

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