Slow-growing but long-lived medium or large tree, with smooth grey bark and toothed leaves that can turn an attractive bronze in fall. With prickled fruits and nuts in fall, enjoyed by wildlife. In the Lower Midwest, native to southeastern Missouri and northeastern Arkansas.
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