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Taxon: Quercus velutina Lam.

 
Genus: Quercus
Family: Fagaceae
Subfamily: Fagoideae
Nomen number: 30770
Place of publication: Encycl. 1:721. 1785
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 13-Feb-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 5 (5 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Common names:

  • black oak  (Source: World Econ Pl) - English
  • quercitron oak  (Source: Trees US) - English
  • yellow oak  (Source: Trees US) - English
  • black oak  (Source: ICAW) - English (Canada)
  • chêne noir  (Source: ICAW) - French (Canada)
  • färgek  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; shade/shelter
  • Materials:
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Ontario (s.)]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Iowa, Kansas (e.), Minnesota (s.), Missouri, Nebraska (s.e.), Oklahoma, Wisconsin]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida (n.w.), Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, District of Columbia]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Brown, C. L. & L. K. Kirkman. 1990. Trees of Georgia and adjacent states
  3. Darbyshire, S. J. 2003. Inventory of Canadian Agricultural Weeds Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. 65.
  4. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  5. Govaerts, R. & D. G. Frodin. 1998. World checklist and bibliography of Fagales
  6. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  7. Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  8. Kingsbury, J. M. 1964. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada.
  9. Little, E. L., Jr. 1978. Important forest trees of the United States
  10. Little, E. L., Jr. 1979. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541
  11. McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association). 1986. Flora of the Great Plains.
  12. Munro, D. B. Canadian poisonous plants information system (on-line resource).
  13. Scoggan, H. J. 1978-1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol.
  14. Seymour, F. 1969. The flora of New England.
  15. Wofford, B. E. Database of Tennessee vascular plants (on-line resource). URL: https://herbarium.utk.edu/vascular/vascular-database.php?CategoryID=Dicots&FamilyID=Fagaceae&GenusID=Quercus&SpeciesID=velutina target='_blank'
  16. 2018. Oklahoma vascular plant database

Check other web resources for Quercus velutina Lam. :

  • 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 Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Quercus velutina 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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Images:

  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?30770. Accessed 19 September 2019.