One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A North American oak with clusters of short, spiky twigs and deeply lobed, toothed leaves.
Quercus palustris, family Fagaceae
- ‘This condition is most common in pin oak and silver maple but can occur in many other tree and shrub species.’
- ‘Among those species that Mohlenbrock lists as occasional to common, those adapted to moist soils tend to be from the red oak group, for example, pin oak and shingle oak.’
- ‘The one pin oak that remains is a dwarf compared to its possible counterpart growing by Strouble's Creek in good lush, undisturbed soil.’
- ‘While oak wilt is a problem in many states, it is still isolated enough to allow you to consider the pin oak a good option for planting when you have the right spot with the right conditions.’
- ‘Iron deficiency is common on blueberries, rhododendrons, and pin oaks unless the soil is quite acidic.’
Top tips for CV writingRead more
In this article we explore how to impress employers with a spot-on CV.