Taxon: Quercus ellipsoidalis E. J. Hill

Genus: Quercus
Family: Fagaceae
  Subfamily: Fagoideae
Nomen number: 317754
Place of publication: Bot. Gaz. 27:204, t. 2, 3. 1899
Name Verified on: 17-Nov-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 28-Apr-2000
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 10 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

  • Hill's oak  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • jack oak  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • northern pin oak  (Source: Trees US) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard)
  • Materials: wood (fide AH 519)

Distributional Range:


  • Northern America

    • Eastern Canada: Canada - Ontario
    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois, - Iowa, - Minnesota, - Wisconsin
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Indiana, - Michigan, - Ohio

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.


  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. 1963 (Glea Cron)
  • Govaerts, R. & D. G. Frodin World checklist and bibliography of Fagales. 1998 (L Fagales)
  • Hipp, A. L. & J. A. Weber 2008. Taxonomy of Hill's oak (Quercus ellipsoidalis: Fagaceae): evidence from AFLP data Syst. Bot. 33:148-158.
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • Little, E. L., Jr. Important forest trees of the United States. 1978 (AH 519)
  • Little, E. L., Jr. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541. 1979 (Trees US)
  • McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association) Flora of the Great Plains. 1986 (F GPlains)
  • Mohlenbrock, R. H. Guide to the vascular flora of Illinois. 1975 (F IllMohl)
  • Ownbey, G. B. & T. Morley Vascular plants of Minnesota: a checklist and atlas. 1991 (L Minn)
  • Voss, E. Michigan flora. 1972- (F Mich)

Check other web resources for Quercus ellipsoidalis E. J. Hill :

  • 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 ellipsoidalis 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.