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Taxon: Quercus alba L.

 
Genus: Quercus
Family: Fagaceae
Subfamily: Fagoideae
Nomen number: 316805
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:996. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 27-Apr-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 19 (14 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: shade/shelter
  • Materials: wood (timber)
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Québec (s.), 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.e.), Missouri, Nebraska (s.e.), Oklahoma, Wisconsin]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida (n.), Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia]
    • 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. Boutelje, J. B. 1980. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature
  3. Brown, C. L. & L. K. Kirkman. 1990. Trees of Georgia and adjacent states
  4. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  5. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Quercus+alba&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  6. Govaerts, R. & D. G. Frodin. 1998. World checklist and bibliography of Fagales
  7. Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  8. Little, E. L., Jr. 1978. Important forest trees of the United States
  9. Little, E. L., Jr. 1979. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541
  10. McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association). 1986. Flora of the Great Plains.
  11. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  12. Mitchell, R. S., ed. 1986. A checklist of New York state plants. New York State Mus. Bull. 458
  13. Munro, D. B. Canadian poisonous plants information system (on-line resource).
  14. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  15. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  16. Rosengarten, F. 1984. The book of edible nuts
  17. Scoggan, H. J. 1978-1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol.
  18. Seymour, F. 1969. The flora of New England.
  19. Wetter, M. A. et al. WISFLORA: Wisconsin vascular plant species (on-line resource).
  20. 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=alba target='_blank'
  21. 2018. Oklahoma vascular plant database

Check other web resources for Quercus alba L. :

  • 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 alba 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=316805. Accessed 20 July 2019.