Quercus sinuata

Common Name:  White Shin Oak, Bigelow Oak

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bark--the bark of this species is particularly shaggy remember--shaggy bark!!
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the leaves in this species have wavy (or sinuous) margins (and thus the name sinuata).  Notice that the lobes are not pointed--this species belongs to the white oak subgenus. leaf up close--how is this leaf different from the leaf of Quercus stellata?