I was scouting some land today ,and while looking for a point near a major road , I saw several deer cross in the same spot , one being a nice buck .
I pulled the truck off the road and scouted my way into the timber . I jumped the deer ,so I headed across the road to see where they were feeding before they crossed the road .
I found an area near a gas line with several low growing , yet mature Oaks . I found a tree on the edge on the gas line loaded with acorns , with a type of leave I have never seen before .
I looked it up on the internet , and it's called a Blackjack Oak . A species of red oak with an 18 month growing cycle .
They aren't very common in the areas I hunt . This is the first one I have seen .
http://mdc.mo.gov/nathis/plantpage/flora/motrees/p27.htm

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