Acorn ID

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  1. weekender21

    weekender21 Well-Known Member

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    I picked up a few acorns today at my old high school in Charlotte, NC. Still loaded on 12/27!!

    I’m leaning towards black oak. I thought maybe pin or shumard but the long acorns are driving me towards black.

    Mainly smooth grey bark with vertical lines. Sorry, should have taken more pictures!

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    What are potential options for long acorns with stripes?


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    It looks like nuttall oak to me. I collected a bunch of the same kind and planted right after Thanksgiving because of the drop times. I was thinking they were nuttalls.
     
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    I like this YT channel. Here's a video they did on it. They call it a Texas red oak too. I've mainly heard Nuttall.
     
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    Pin oak? Nope, too long.
     
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    Exactly. Very similar but too long. Hybrid maybe?

    Acorn size/shape similar to a standard NWO.

    I really should have taken more pictures!!!!


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    That has to be it. I didn’t know Nuttall had striped acorns.


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    Nuttal Oak!
     

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