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Taxon: Quercus rubra L.

Genus: Quercus
Family: Fagaceae subfamily: Fagoideae.
Nomen number: 30744
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:996. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 17-May-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 30-Oct-2007
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA).
Accessions: 8 in National Plant Germplasm System.


Common names:


Economic importance:

  • Environmental: shade/shelter   (fide AH 519)
  • Materials: wood   (source of timber in Europe fide F Eur ed2; Ency WTimber)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals   (fide Kingsbury, as Quercus rubra var. borealis)
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Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
      Cultivated:
  • widely cultivated in temperate regions

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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Quercus rubra L.:


Check other web resources for images:

  • PlantSystematics.org
  • Google 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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Cite as:
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?30744 (24 October 2014)

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