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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
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 17-May-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 20 (11 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

  • northern red oak  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • red oak  (Source: World Econ Pl) - English
  • red oak   (Source: ICAW) - English (Canada)
  • chêne rouge  (Source: F NAmer) - French
  • chêne rouge  (Source: ICAW) - French (Canada)
  • rödek  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: shade/shelter
  • Materials: wood (source of timber in Europe)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (as Quercus rubra var. borealis)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Québec (s.), Nova Scotia, Ontario (s.), Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick]
    • 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, Missouri, Nebraska (e.), Oklahoma, Wisconsin]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, District of Columbia]


    Cultivated (widely cult. in temperate regions)

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. Boutelje, J. B. 1980. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature
  3. Czerepanov, S. K. 1995. Vascular plants of Russia and adjacent states (the former USSR) Cambridge University Press. Note: cultivated
  4. Darbyshire, S. J. 2003. Inventory of Canadian Agricultural Weeds Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. 65.
  5. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  6. Govaerts, R. & D. G. Frodin. 1998. World checklist and bibliography of Fagales
  7. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  8. Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. Note: with two varieties
  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. Munro, D. B. Canadian poisonous plants information system (on-line resource).
  12. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1993. Flora europaea, ed. 2.
  13. 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=rubra target='_blank'
  14. 2018. Oklahoma vascular plant database

Check other web resources for Quercus rubra L. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • 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 rubra 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.

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=30744. Accessed 7 December 2019.