shingle oak requires good soil for growth but is not partial either to uplands or bottoms.
It is believed that a cross between yellow oak and shingle oak produced the species known as lea oak.
shingle oak grows rapidly, and it is often sold by nurseries which deal in ornamental forest trees.
Differences of opinion exist concerning the value of shingle oak for commercial purposes.
The shingle oak is known as jack oak in some parts of Illinois.
It is rarely found in the low "flats" of the southeast part of the State, or in the shingle oak bottoms along the Patoka River.
I was informed that the shingle oak was the only species found on the area, and on the border of the area.