Report from the Oak ICRA checklist
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Full Name: - Quercus alba

Quercus alba L. (1753)
Infrageneric Classification
Subgenus Quercus, Section Quercus
Common Names in this Database
Infraspecific Taxa Accepted in this Database
See: Nixon, Volume 3 of Flora of North America (1997) Page 481
Natural Distribution
CANADA: (Ontario, Quebec), USA: (Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia (US), Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin)
USDA Zone 3b to 9
Conservation Status
Rated as Least Concern (LC) in the The Red List of Oaks
Nomenclatural Type
Lectotype: Kalm, Herb. Linn. No. 1128.26 (LINN) See: Nixon & Barrie in Jarvis (ed.), Order out of Chaos 783 (2007)
Illustration of Leaves
Image from a plant at Arboretum Het Leen Eeklo (Belgium) ©Jan De Langhe, Ghent University Botanical Garden, 2009
Hybrids in this Database
Quercus ×jackiana C. K. Schneid. (1904)
Quercus ×bebbiana C.K. Schneid. (1904)
Quercus ×beadlei Trel. ex E.J. Palmer (1948)
Quercus ×saulii C. K. Schneid. (1904)
Quercus ×faxonii Trel. (1917)
Quercus ×bimundorum E.J. Palmer (1948)
Quercus ×fernowii Trel. (1917)
Main Horticultural References
The European Garden Flora vol. 3 (1989) page 75
The Hillier Manual of Trees & Shrubs, 7th ed. (2002) page 248
Hortus Third (1976) page 933
(Krüssmann) Manual of Cultivated Broad-leaved Trees & Shrubs (in English) vol. 3 (1986) page 81
(Bailey) Manual of Cultivated Plants 2nd. ed. (1949) page 332
(Rehder) Manual of Cultivated Trees and Shrubs, 2nd ed. (1940) page 169
(Jacobson) North American Landscape Trees, (1996) page 548
(Dirr) Manual of Woody Landscape Plants, 5th ed. (1998) page 814
The New Royal Horticultural Society Dictionary of Gardening vol. 3 (1992) page 799
The Royal Horticultural Society Dictionary of Gardening, 2nd ed. vol. 4 (1956) page 1725
(Bean) Trees & Shrubs Hardy in the British Isles, 8th ed. vol. 3 (1976) page 460
(Bean) Trees & Shrubs Hardy in the British Isles, 8th ed. Supplement (1988) page 406
World Economic Plants: a Standard Reference (1999) page 416
Recent Monograph References
(Miller & Lamb) Oaks of North America (1985) page 169
(Hardÿ & Lamant) Guide illustré des Chênes (2006) Volume 2, page 20