Chinkapin Oak or Chinquapin Oak Quercus muehlenbergii Fagaceae (white oak group) is an attractive large shade tree 70' X 70' suitable for use in much of Texas. Its distinctive 4" to 6 1/2" saw-tooth leaves, are a rich green, turning yellow to bronze in fall. It grows in the wild on well-drained bottomland soils and limestone hills near water.
Bur Oak - Quercus macrocarpa sometimes spelled Burr Oak, native to the eastern and midwestern United States. This is a medium size tree ranging from 70 to 80 feet. The Bur oak is a tree that prefers to grow in the open, away from canopy.