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Taxon: Quercus macrocarpa Michx.

Genus: Quercus
Family: Fagaceae subfamily: Fagoideae.
Nomen number: 30716
Place of publication: Hist. chenes Amer. t. 2-3. 1801
Name verified on: 07-Jun-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 22-May-1997
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7).
Accessions: 4 in National Plant Germplasm System.


Common names:

  • bur oak   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – English
  • mossy-cup oak   (Source: F NAmer ) – English

Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • NORTHERN AMERICA (Check conservation status in U.S. & Canada in NatureServe Explorer database)
    Eastern Canada: Canada - New Brunswick, Ontario [s.], Quebec [s.]
    Western Canada: Canada - Manitoba [s.], Saskatchewan [s.e.]
    Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Connecticut, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Vermont, West Virginia
    North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Wisconsin
    Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Montana [s.e.], Wyoming [n.e.]
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama [s.e.], Arkansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Tennessee, Virginia
    South-Central U.S.A.: United States - Texas

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

  • Boutelje, J. B. 1980. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature.
  • Englert, J. M. et al. 1999–. USDA-NRCS Improved conservation plant materials released by NRCS and cooperators.
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America.
  • Govaerts, R. & D. G. Frodin. 1998. World checklist and bibliography of Fagales.
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Jones, G. N. & G. D. Fuller. 1955. Vascular plants of Illinois.
  • Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  • Krüssmann, G. 1984. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976).
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Little, E. L., Jr. 1978. Important forest trees of the United States.
  • Little, E. L., Jr. 1979. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541.
  • Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2.
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Check other web resources for Quercus macrocarpa Michx.:

  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP: North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Quercus macrocarpa cultivars
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

Images:

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  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?30716 (22 December 2014)

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