Taxon: Quercus montana Willd.

 
Genus: Quercus
Family: Fagaceae
  Subfamily: Fagoideae
Nomen number: 400316
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 4(1):440. 1805
Name Verified on: 16-Aug-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 06-Aug-2002
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 6 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

  • chestnut oak  (Source: AH 519) - English
  • mountain chestnut oak  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • rock chestnut oak  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • kastanjeek  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: wood (timber fide Ency WTimber)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (fide Kingsbury)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Connecticut, - Indiana, - Maine, - Massachusetts, - Michigan, - New Hampshire, - New Jersey, - New York, - Ohio, - Pennsylvania, - Rhode Island, - Vermont, - West Virginia
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama, - Delaware, - Georgia, - Kentucky, - Maryland, - Mississippi, - North Carolina, - South Carolina, - Tennessee, - Virginia

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  • Boutelje, J. B. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature. 1980 (Ency WTimber)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • Govaerts, R. & D. G. Frodin World checklist and bibliography of Fagales. 1998 (L Fagales)
  • Grellin, J. K. & J. Philpott A reference guide to medicinal plants. 1990 (RefGuide MedPl)
  • Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. 1994 (L US Can ed2)
  • Kingsbury, J. M. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada. 1964 (Kingsbury)
  • 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)

Synonyms:

Check other web resources for Quercus montana Willd. :

  • 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 montana 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.