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  Oak [Definition]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Wood of Quercus robur The Pedunculate Oak or English Oak (Quercus robur L.) is native to most of Europe, and to Asia Minor to the Caucasus, and also to parts of North Africa.
The bark of Quercus suber, or Cork oak The Cork Oak (Quercus suber) is a medium sized, evergreen oak tree in the section Quercus sect.
The wood of Quercus robur, the English oak The Pedunculate Oak or English Oak (Quercus robur L.) is native to most of Europe, and to Asia Minor to the Caucasus, and also to parts of North Africa.
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 Floridata Showcase: Oak (Quercus) Trees from Nature Hills Nursery   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Bur Oak tree, Quercus macrocarpa, is a long-lived majestic oak tree.
The Chestnut Oak tree, Quercus prinus, is a medium-sized, native, deciduous tree.
The Chinkapin Oak tree, Quercus muehlenbergii, is the limestone equivalent of the chestnut oak, occuring as a dominant species on rocky alkaline uplands.
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Quercus alba L. Ontario: "One of our most widely distributed oaks, being found mixed with the white pine in western Quebec and eastern and northern Ontario, and reaching an immense size in the western peninsula.
It is frequently a hybrid form with Quercus velutina, rather infrequent in woods along the Niagara River,- indicated by various degrees of pubescence on the edges and tips of the ordinarily shining, glabrous red buds of Quercus rubra.
They seem to be of the same age as nearby Quercus rubber, which no not seem to be indigenous trees, and with Gleditsia triacanthos (Honey Locust) and Platanus occidentalis (Sycamore Maple), both of which are nearly without doubt planted several decades ago.
www.mobot.org /plantscience/ResBot/Flor/WNY-Niag/quercus.htm   (2198 words)

 find quercus borealis trees
About Quercus Borealis Trees: quercus borealis trees are known for their strength, fast growing nature, and brilliant fall color.
Quercus Borealiss are used as a specimen tree and also for wildlife.
The quercus borealis tree has moderate water requirements and has a moderate tolerance to salt and alkali soils.
www.about-oak-trees.com /trees/quercus/quercusborealis.htm   (109 words)

The bark of the Quercus suber, or cork[?] oak, is used to produce wine stoppers (corks).
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 (aka Quercus borealis).
Quercus robur - English oak, pedunculate oak or truffle oak.
www.freearchive.info /oa/oak.html   (521 words)

 Plants Belonging to the Genus 'Quercus'
Quercus acuminata synonym of Quercus muehlenbergii (Chinkapin Oak, Chestnut Oak)
Quercus alexanderi synonym of Quercus muehlenbergii (Chinkapin Oak, Chestnut Oak)
Quercus prinoides synonym of Quercus muehlenbergii (Chinkapin Oak, Chestnut Oak)
www.desert-tropicals.com /Plants/Fagaceae/Quercus.html   (411 words)

 Introductory   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Quercus maxima (Marsh.) Ashe SCS PLANT CODE : QURU COMMON NAMES : northern red oak red oak common red oak gray oak eastern red oak mountain red oak TAXONOMY : Northern red oak is a member of the red oak-fl oak subgenus (Erythrobalanus) within the order Fagales [11].
The currently accepted scientific name of northern red oak is Quercus rubra L. The epithet Q. rubra was formerly applied to several species of oak including the southern red oak (Q. falcata) [13,69].
Some later taxonomists rejected the appellation Q. rubra because of past ambiguity and in 1915 identified northern red oak as Q. borealis [69,101].
www.fs.fed.us /database/feis/plants/tree/querub/introductory.html   (310 words)

 AllRefer - Species: Northern Red Oak | Quercus rubra > Species: [9389]
The variety borealis occurs farther north than variety rubra does [30].
Variety borealis occurs in Virginia, Tennessee, and North Carolina in the South and extends northward throughout New England to Maine [39,104].
The variety borealis is characterized by smaller acorn cups [93].
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 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Quercus acerifolia (Palmer) Stoynoff & Hess - Maple-leaf oak.
Quercus buckleyi Nixon & Dorr - Buckley's oak.
Synonymy: Quercus annulata Buckl., Quercus breviloba (Torr.) Sarg., Quercus durandii var.
www.csdl.tamu.edu /FLORA/cgi/ruled_html_query?colldir=kartesz%2Fmgdata&collname=bonap98&query=Quercus   (1730 words)

 WORKMAN PUBLISHING NEW YORK   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The ancient Lation word quercus, probably of Celtic origin, means "beautiful tree"; rubra means "red"; borealis means "northern." In Red Oaks as opposed to White, the lobes of the leaves are pointed and the acors mature in the second year.
Squirrels and other animals eschew these acorns because of their bitter taste and so, ironically, there are always multitudes left over to germinate and sprout ever more Northern Oak saplings that will in turn have many more bitter-tasting acorns.
California Black Oak (Quercus kelloggii) has a short trunk and rounded crown, and its one-inch acorns are ellipsoidal, with the cup covering one-third of the acorn.
www.workman.com /catalog/seeexcerpt.cgi?0761112049   (182 words)

 Quercus rubra in Flora of North America @ efloras.org
Quercus rubra in Flora of North America @ efloras.org
Trees with large nuts only one-fourth covered by flat saucer-shaped cups often are treated as Quercus rubra var.
Native Americans used Quercus rubra for a number of medical purposes, including the treatment of sores, weakness, lung problems, sore throat, dysentery, indigestion, chapped skin, chills and fevers, lost voice, asthma, cough, milky urine, hear trouble, blood diseases, and Italian itch, and as an appetizer (D. Moerman 1986).
www.efloras.org /florataxon.aspx?flora_id=1&taxon_id=233501079   (257 words)

 Re: Quercus rubra
Based on the above, it seems that "rubra" preceeded "borealis" and that "borealis" comes from the American code.
These were Quercus borealis and Q. borealis var.
The acorns of Q. borealis were smaller, narrower, and had a deeper cup than those of Q. borealis var.
www.metla.fi /archive/forest/1998/04/msg00136.html   (348 words)

 DesignTyme's Garden: Trees: Trees M-Q
This evergreen conifer tree thrives in full sun and poor soil, and it is one of the tallest and most important timber pines in the western states.
One of the important timber trees of the South, it grows on moist and wet loamy soils of bottom lands, along streams and borders of swamps.Swamp chestnut oak trees are deciduous and have leaves that vary from four to eight inches in length, are downy beneath and turn a rich crimson in the fall.
The Texas Red Oak, 'Quercus buckleyi' is also known as Spanish Oak, Spotted Oak, Red Oak, and Rock Oak.
www.designtyme.com /plantnursery/Trees_M-Q.html   (4527 words)

 Oak plant and seed varieties from rich farm garden
Chinkapin Oak - Quercus muehlenbergii - Moderately fast growing oak with a rounded open crown native to much of the eastern US, but a great many are found in the midwest.
Nutall Oak - Quercus nutallii - Resembling the Shumard Oak, this little used oak is one of the great secrets of those who know its value.
Red Oak - Quercus borealis - Another beautiful type for autumn foliage, turning a deep red in the fall and having a rounded growth habit.
www.richfarmgarden.com /oak.html   (442 words)

 find oak trees quercus oaks
About Oak Trees: Oak Trees are any tree or shrub of the genus Quercus of the family Fagaceae (beech family).
On this site, you will be able to get details on several oak tree species, view pictures of the oaks,and find out where to buy oak trees.
A symbol of strength, the oak has been revered for both historical and mythological associations.
www.about-oak-trees.com /index2.htm   (166 words)

 Northern Red Oak, Quercus rubra
Common name from the reddish color of the wood.
A member of the Red Oak subgroup, it hybridizes with related species, including Northern Pin Oak (Quercus ellipsoidalis).
Northern red oak is a medium to large, variable deciduous tree.
www.rook.org /earl/bwca/nature/trees/quercusrub.html   (3548 words)

 University of Wisconsin-Madison (WIS) Herbarium
Quercus borealis, Q. alba, Acer saccharum, Tilia americana, Gleditsia triacanthos, Morus rubra, Dirca palustris, Laportea canadensis, Hydrophyllum appendiculatium,
In Quercus borealis, Q. alba, Acer rubrum, A. saccharium, Tilia americana, Fraxinus americana forest.
With: Acer saccharum, Tilia americana, Quercus borealis, Q. alba, Populus grandidentata, Fraximus americana, Viburnum acerifolium, etc.
www.botany.wisc.edu /Orchids/herbarium/Triphora.html   (266 words)

 Hunt Institute: USDA Drawings 19815 - 20015
"Q[uercus] digitata, Q. rubra [annotated Q. falcata sp.
"Q[uercus] digitala, Q. rubra [annotated Q. falcata sp.
Publication: for Elbert L. Little, Jr., Roy O. Woodbury and Frank H. Wadsworth, Trees of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.
huntbot.andrew.cmu.edu /USDA/USDA-Drawings-12.html   (1458 words)

 Catalogue Q-Z
Quercus pagoda of House's (1924) checklist, not Raf.
Quercus prinus L., of most American authors = Quercus montana Willd.
= Quercus rubra L. velutina Lam., Black Oak, Dyer's Oak, Yellow-Bark Oak
www.mobot.org /plantscience/ResBot/flor/WNY-Niag/WNYWebQ.htm   (1997 words)

 New Jersey Symbols, Tree: Northern Red Oak - SHG Resources
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.
Moderate to fast growing, this tree is one of the more important lumber species of red oak and is an easily transplanted, popular shade tree with good form and dense foliage.
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 Re: Quercus rubra   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
I don't know when the name was changed to Q. rubra, but it was a number of years ago.
My old "Textbook of Dendrology" (copyright 1979) refers to Q. rubra and not Q. borealis.
>Dear listmembers > >On behalf of my coleagues from Ukrainian Agricultural University >I would like to ask (especially North American foresters), >is Quercus rubra the same as Quercus borealis?
www.metla.fi /archive/forest/1998/04/msg00103.html   (87 words)

 New Jersey Symbols, Memorial Tree: Dogwood - SHG Resources
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The official state tree is the red oak, Quercus borealis maxima.
The red oak was authorized by a Joint Resolution signed by Governor Alfred E. Driscoll June 13, 1950.
www.shgresources.com /nj/symbols/memorialtree   (584 words)

 Pictures of Forest Resources
bot305>  Canyon Live Oak (Quercus chrysolepis), Palomar Mts., California
bot301>  Canyon Live Oak (Quercus chrysolepis), Palomar Mts., California
bot375>  California Black Oak (Quercus kelloggii), San Bernardino Mts., California
faculty.ucr.edu /~legneref/botany/forrepi5.htm   (314 words)

The Nature Conservancy purchased 917 acres in and around the Forked River Mountains earlier this month, giving the nonprofit group 4,400 acres towards its goal to establish a 22,000 acre preserve at the site.
Quercus ilicifolia and Q marilandica cross (x Q. Brittoni)
Calopogon pulchellus (grass pink) -- including an albino specimen
nynjctbotany.org /njoptofc/forkedrv.html   (1678 words)

 Ware's Nursery (Ornamental & Shade Trees QUERCUS ACUTISSIMA - TAXODIUM DISTICHUM)
Ware's Nursery (Ornamental and Shade Trees QUERCUS ACUTISSIMA - TAXODIUM DISTICHUM)
12 to 18 ins., S. 18 to 24 ins., S. 2 to 3 ft., S. 3 to 4 ft., S. 4 to 5 ft., S. QUERCUS BICOLOR, Swamp White Oak
12 to 18 ins., S. 18 to 24 ins., S. 2 to 3 ft., S. 3 to 4 ft., S. QUERCUS BOREALIS, Northern Red Oak, Root Pruned
www.tnnursery.com /Ware's/catalog/shade4.htm   (292 words)

 Northern Red Oak - Northern Red Oak, Quercus borealis, Fall Color, Hardwood, Shade, Trees
Northern Red Oak - Northern Red Oak, Quercus borealis, Fall Color, Hardwood, Shade, Trees
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