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 Northern red oak -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Northern red oak, Quercus rubra (Quercus borealis in some older references), is an (A deciduous tree of the genus Quercus; has acorns and lobed leaves) oak in the red oak group (Quercus section Lobatae).
Northern red oak is so named to distinguish it from (Large round-topped deciduous tree with spreading branches having narrow falcate leaves with deeply sinuate lobes and wood similar to that of northern red oaks; New Jersey to Illinois and southward) Southern red oak, also known as the Spanish oak.
The (Fruit of the oak tree: a smooth thin-walled nut in a woody cup-shaped base) acorns are borne in a shallow cup 2 cm wide, have a flat base and acute apex, 12-20 mm long, green, maturing nut-brown about 18 months after pollination.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/n/no/northern_red_oak.htm   (474 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Oak
Oaks are hardwood trees, the wood commonly used in furniture and flooring.
Of the North American oaks, the most prized of the red oak group for lumber, all of which is marketed as red oak regardless of the species of origin, is that of the Northern red oak, Quercus rubra (a.k.a.
Oak Wilt, caused by the fungus Ceratocystis fagacearum (a fungus closely related to Dutch Elm Disease), is also a lethal disease of some oaks, particularly the red oaks (the white oaks can be infected but resist the disease better, and are not usually killed).
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Oak   (3050 words)

  
 AllRefer - Species: Northern Red Oak | Quercus rubra > Species: [9389]
Northern red oak acorns appear to be less palatable to the white-footed mouse than are white oak acorns [15].
Northern red oak was first cultivated in 1724 [84] and is a popular ornamental shade tree in eastern North America and in parts of Europe [47,101].
Northern red oak reaches its best development in the Ohio Valley and along the west slope of the Allegheny Mountains where precipitation averages 40 inches (102 cm) annually and average annual temperature is 52 degrees F (11 degrees C) [101].
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 Northern Red Oak-higher quality furniture   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Northern red oak seedlings that are established naturally or by planting at the time an old stand is clearcut, regardless of how large the clearcut area, do not grow fast enough to compete with the vigorous woody sprouts and other vegetation (4,29).
Mature northern red oaks are usually from 20 to 30 m (65 to 98 ft) tall and 61 to 91 cm (24 to 36 in) in d.b.h.
The carpenterworm (Prionoxystus robiniae), Columbian timber beetle (Corythylus columbianus), oak timberworm (Arrhenodes minutus), red oak borer (Enaphalodes rufulus), and the twolined chestnut borer (Agrilus bilineatus) are important insects that attack the bole of northern red oak.
www.oakplus.com /northern_red_oak.htm   (3508 words)

  
 Red Oak   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Red Oak is a major timber tree of the eastern and midwestern United States.
Along with Pin Oak, it is also one of the few oaks that is an important shade tree in the landscape industry, noted for its brick-red autumn color and its rapid and vigorous growth rate.
Leaves of Red Oak are alternate, moderately shiny, broadly obovate, with seven to eleven lobes that have bristles terminating each tooth on the forward-pointing lobes.
www.dnr.state.oh.us /forestry/Education/ohiotrees/oakred.htm   (593 words)

  
 Floridata: Quercus rubra
Northern red oak is perhaps the fastest growing of all the oaks; it can put on more than 2 ft (0.6 m) per year in its youth, and begin producing acorns in as little as 20 years.
Northern red oak is tolerant of urban air pollution and widely planted as a street tree in the American Northeast and Midwest.
Northern red oak is highly esteemed for its autumn foliage, and its symmetrical habit produces a handsome winter silhouette.
www.floridata.com /ref/q/quer_rub.cfm   (1064 words)

  
 Northern Red Oak
The wood of northern red oak is highly sought and its uses are numerous.
Advantages of red oak wood are its beautiful appearance, easy planing and turning, good bending and screw and nail holding properties, and excellent wearing qualities.
These characteristics result in red oak being one of the most used woods in hardwood flooring and the manufacturing of furniture such as chests, dressers, and tables.
www.forestry.state.al.us /publication/TF_publications/al_trees/northern_red_oak.htm   (428 words)

  
 * Red Oak - (Plants): Definition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Red oak has light-colored, hard, close-grained wood that is used for a variety of purposes from fence posts and flooring to furniture.
Northern red oak is an excellent choice for homeowners who want a quality shade tree as quickly as possible...
The foliage of this Northern Red Oak is shown in attractive yellow fall color, from a species that is known for its brick-red fall color...
www.bestknows.com /plants/red_oak.html   (387 words)

  
 Quercus rubra: Northern Red Oak   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
An adaptable, widely planted Oak with a rapid growth rate, Red Oak will reach a height of 60 to 70 feet and a spread of 40 to 60 feet when open-grown, and is native to rich woodland areas where it will grow to 90 feet tall.
Red Oak is often used in furniture, for construction timbers and for finished flooring in homes and commercial buildings.
Oak wilt is a fatal disease beginning with a slight crinkling and paling of the leaves.
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 Abee, Roak, Poak, Boak, Woak (X)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
LEAVES of red oak are highly variable in size and proportions of lobes and sinuses.
Red oak is most common in the central U.P. and the Keweenaw peninsula, although it can be found across the region.
White oak is a component of forests in southern Michigan and Wisconsin.
forestry.msu.edu /uptreeid/Species/oaks.htm   (1062 words)

  
 General Forestry Practices 3   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Northern red oak can be found on moist slopes in upland forests of the Southeast and more broadly distributed throughout the landscape of the Northeast and Midwest.
For northern red oak to naturally establish itself after a regeneration harvest, small trees with a minimum height of four to five feet should already be present.
Northern red oak seed orchards are currently producing seed and researchers are working on flowering and acorn biology, as well as ways to increase acorn production.
virtual.clemson.edu /groups/FieldOps/CGS/redoak.htm   (1446 words)

  
 Northern red oak   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Northern red oak (Quercus rubra) shades the landscape in a sweeping range that covers nearly half the U.S. and much of southeastern Canada.
Northern red oak has distinctive leaves up to 9" long, with a pointed bristle on each lobe tip.
Rare is the board of northern red oak that carries a trace of its light-colored sapwood.
stangelohardwoods.com /woodstreet/description/red_oak.htm   (169 words)

  
 Northern red oak Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Northern red oak Fagaceae Quercus rubra L. Leaf: Alternate, simple, 5 to 8 inches long, oblong in shape with 7 to 11 bristle-tipped lobes.
Northern Red Oak Quercus borialis, or northern red oak, is known for its strength; fast growing; brillant fall color.
Northern Red Oak, Quercus rubra Habitat: One of the principal trees of the northern hardwood forests; it prefers dry (xeric) soils.
northern.2newinfo1.info /northern-kentucky-university/northern-red-oak.html   (232 words)

  
 Northern red oak
The Northern red oak, Quercus rubra (Quercus borealis in some older references), is one of the red oak group (Quercus section Lobatae), and is the most important timber tree of the North American oaks.
In forests, the Northern red oak grows straight and tall, to 35m, exceptionally to 43m tall, and the wood is of high value.
The Northern red oak grows from the north end of the Great Lakes east to the maritime provinces of Canada and south as far as Georgia and Alabama, it has been widely introduced outside of its range.
www.woodworkingtoolstore.com /Northern-red-oak.html   (336 words)

  
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Northern red oaks are used as a specimen tree and also for wildlife.
The northern red oak tree has moderate water requirements and has a moderate tolerance to salt and alkali soils.
Northern red oaks have a fall color from yellow-brown to russet-red and bright red.
www.about-oak-trees.com /trees/oaktrees/northernredoaktrees.htm   (123 words)

  
 WildWNC.org : Trees : Northern Red Oak   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Northern red oak (Quercus rubra), also known as common red oak, eastern red oak, mountain red oak, and gray oak, is widespread in the East and grows on a variety of soils and topography, often forming pure stands.
Northern Red Oak (Society of American Foresters Type 55) is the forest cover type that includes pure stands of this tree or stands in which it is predominant (6).
The species is a major component of White Pine-Northern Red Oak-Red Maple (Type 20) in the Northern Forest Region, and it is a principal species in White Oak-Black Oak-Northern Red Oak (Type 52) in the Central Forest Region.
wildwnc.org /trees/Quercus_rubra.html   (3566 words)

  
 Northern Red Oak   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Red Oaks are medium sized trees, growing from 60 to 75 feet tall at maturity.
Red Oak foliage emerges in May fuzzy reddish or pink, turning light green, then darker green as the summer progresses.
Red Oak leaves are 4 to 8 inches long and 2 to 4 inches wide.
www.yardener.com /NorthernRedOak.html   (448 words)

  
 Northern Red Oak   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Northern Red Oak is a widespread, common Oak of open woods.
It is one of the largest Oaks, occassionally 125 ft. high.
Red Oak, with its close-grained, reddish-brown wood, is regarded as the most important timber tree of the Black Oaks.
www.westol.com /~pennwest/trees/redoak.html   (93 words)

  
 Northern Red Oak   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Northern Red Oak (Quercus rubra) is found in a variety of soil types, including, moist, loamy, sandy, clay, and rocky soils.
The Red Oak is often the dominant tree species in a forest community.
The range of the Northern Red Oak extends from Western Ontario to Cape Breton Island, then southward to to the southwestern parts of Georgia and Alabama.
www.runet.edu /~ckinder/redoak/northern_red_oak.htm   (289 words)

  
 Northern Red Oak   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
IN THE SOUTH PART of the state, northern red oak grows on north and northeast slopes where sufficient soil moisture is available.
Northern red oak is one of our more rapid growing oaks and its lumber is of higher quality than the other red and fl oaks.
Usually it is marketed with the other of the red oak group.
www.conservation.state.mo.us /nathis/plantpage/flora/motrees/p23.htm   (270 words)

  
 Tree: Northern Red Oak   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The northern red oak occurs throughout the State, but is most common and of best quality in the higher mountains.
It usually attains a height of about 70 feet and a diameter ranging from 2 to 3 feet, but is sometimes much larger.
The flowers, as in all the oaks, are of two kinds on the same tree, the male in long, drooping, clustered catkins, opening with the leaves, the female solitary or slightly clustered.
www.dof.virginia.gov /mgt/trees/oak-north-red.shtml   (248 words)

  
 Northern Red Oak   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Habitat: One of the principal trees of the northern hardwood forests; it prefers dry (xeric) soils.
The trunks of mature trees are 3-4 feet; the leaves are 4-10 inches long and turn red in autumn.
Note the bristles on the tips of the leaves which are characteristic for red oaks.
www.gypsymoth.ento.vt.edu /vagm/Treeimages/oak_red.html   (61 words)

  
 Northern Red Oak
The Northern Red Oak tree, Quercus borealis, is known for its strength and brilliant fall color.
Northern Red Oak trees are used as a specimen tree and also for wildlife.
The form of this tree is rounded and the ascending, usually massive branches, tend to branch low to the ground.
nursery-plants.info /trees/subcat/shade/northern_red_oak.html   (137 words)

  
 QRub_text.html   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The northern red oak is native to the eastern US and extreme south-eastern Canada.
It is one of Iowa's most widely distributed and common oaks, native to all but a few counties of sparsely-wooded, northwestern Iowa.
It is faster-growing than most other oaks, is less susceptible to chlorosis than the pin oak and the fall colors are more spectacular.
project.bio.iastate.edu /trees/campustrees/QueRubra/QRub_text.html   (117 words)

  
 northern red oak tree
Northern Red Oak (Quercus rubra) is a medium- to large-sized tree native to eastern Nebraska.
Red oak has a medium growth rate and...
Pictorial Quercus rubra Northern Red Oak Fabaceae (Oak Family) A large tree with rounded crown of stout, spreading branches, growing to a height of 18 - 27...
oak-trees.allthesource.com /northern-red-oak-tree.html   (327 words)

  
 Red Oak   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
This tree can also be called Northern red oak, fl oak, grey oak and champion oak.
Red oak are often hit by lightning, which caused ancient Europeans to refer to the oak as the thunder tree.
Its acorns are eaten by bluejays, grouse, red squirrels and people.
collections.ic.gc.ca /mississagi/natural/flora/redoak.htm   (47 words)

  
 Oak-Resources.info - red oak   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
In the red oak group, oak wilt is characterized by (1) leaf wilt and drop over entire crown, (2) leaf...
Red Oak is on Interstate Highway 35 twenty miles south of Dallas in northern Ellis County.
Northern red oak (Quercus rubra), also known as common red oak, eastern red oak, mountain red oak, and gray oak, is widespread in the East and
oak-resources.info /red-oak   (1279 words)

  
 Northern Red Oak hardwood flooring and prefinished Northern Red Oak hardwood flooring
Homerwood's wider plank Northern Red Oak flooring was created to bring out the rich look and unique characteristics of oak.
The oaks remain the most popular hardwood for woodworkers and consumers alike.
The hardness of wood in regards to the pressure it takes to dent a floor is measured using the JANKA hardness method.
www.homerwood.com /HardwoodFloorHTML/red-oak.html   (138 words)

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