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Mosaic Oak Tree
Plaque Dedications

price: $1500

To dedicate/donate contact Suzanne Ullensvang:

sullensvang@ucdavis.edu / (530)752-8324

Mosaic Oak Tree Plaque Dedications

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chinkapin oak


scientific name:Quercus muehlenbergii

common name: chinkapin oak

Plaque description

Orange-tipped oakworm moth larva eats chinkapin oak leaves and pupates underground for 9 months before emerging as a flying moth.

Plaque artist

Betty Thayer

Tree height

13 meters

Native range

Central and eastern North America from northeastern Mexico to Texas, western Florida, and Ontario, Canada.

Year received


Acorn source

McKittrick Canyon, Guadalupe Mountains, Culberson County, Texas. 5150 ft. Acorns collected by David Cavagnaro on field expedition for Dr. J. M. Tucker, Botany Department, UC Davis.

Plaque Location

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A3 map