Considerable planting of pin oak has been done by railroads which expect to grow ties.
But there is the acorn, seated in a shallow, scaly cup, like a pin oak's.
It closely resembles the pin oak for which it has been mistaken.
Because of numerous limbs, lumber cut from pin oak is apt to be knotty, and the percentage of good grades small.
Here it is associated with pin oak and cork elm (Ulmus alata).
The uses to which pin oak is put must be considered in a general way because of the absence of exact statistics.
Usually in situations a little higher than the pin oak zone.
The worms which live inside seem to flourish particularly well on the food they imbibe from pin oak.
It manifests a strong tendency to hybridize with other oaks, and it readily crosses with black jack oak, pin oak, and yellow oak.
There are better signs in any pin oak that set it apart from its larger-leaved relative.