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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
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 07-Jun-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 14 (6 active, 3 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Common names:

  • bur oak  (Source: World Econ Pl) - English
  • mossy-cup oak  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • bur oak  (Source: ICAW) - English (Canada)
  • chêne à gros fruits  (Source: ICAW) - French (Canada)

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; shade/shelter
  • Materials: wood (timber) wood (timber)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Québec (s.), Ontario (s.), New Brunswick]
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Saskatchewan (s.e.), Manitoba (s.)]
    • 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 cult.)

References:

  1. Boutelje, J. B. 1980. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature
  2. Darbyshire, S. J. 2003. Inventory of Canadian Agricultural Weeds Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. 64-65.
  3. Englert, J. M. et al. 1999-. USDA-NRCS Improved conservation plant materials released by NRCS and cooperators
  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. Jones, G. N. & G. D. Fuller. 1955. Vascular plants of Illinois.
  8. Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  9. Krüssmann, G. 1984. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976)
  10. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  11. Little, E. L., Jr. 1978. Important forest trees of the United States
  12. Little, E. L., Jr. 1979. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541
  13. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2
  14. 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=macrocarpa target='_blank'
  15. 2018. Oklahoma vascular plant database

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 Databas 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.
  • 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?id=30716. Accessed 17 September 2019.