Flowers, much like the last. Leaves, obovate, 2 to 5 inches long, lobed, sharply pointed, broadly triangular, the lobes tipped with a bristle. Thickish and gray underneath Acorns considerably taller than the cup, maturing the second year

An irregularly branched shrub, without beauty, often found growing in Large numbers in burned-over ground. In sandy, sterile soil. Maine to Ohio, southward in the mountains of Virginia and Kentucky.