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Full Name: - Quercus imbricaria

Quercus imbricaria Michx. (1801)
Infrageneric Classification
Subgenus Quercus, section Lobatae (the red oaks)
Common Names in this Database
Description
See: R. J. Jensen, Volume 3 of Flora of North America (1997) Page 458
Natural Distribution
USA: (Arkansas, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia, Washington DC)
Hardiness
USDA Zone 4 to 8
Conservation Status
Rated as Least Concern (LC) in the The Red List of Oaks
Illustration of Leaves
Image from a plant at the Sir Harold Hillier Gardens (UK) ©Jan De Langhe, Ghent University Botanical Garden, 2010
Hybrids in this Database
Quercus ×incomita E. J. Palmer (1926)
Quercus ×palmeriana A. Camus (1953)
Quercus ×tridentata Engelm. ex A. DC. (1864)
Quercus ×exacta Trel. (1917)
Quercus ×runcinata (DC.) Engelm. (1877)
Quercus ×egglestonii Trel. (1924)
Quercus ×leana Nutt. (1842)
Main Horticultural References
The European Garden Flora vol. 3 (1989) page 77
The Hillier Manual of Trees & Shrubs, 7th ed. (2002) page 251
Hortus Third (1976) page 934
(Krüssmann) Manual of Cultivated Broad-leaved Trees & Shrubs (in English) vol. 3 (1986) page 90
(Bailey) Manual of Cultivated Plants 2nd. ed. (1949) page 330
(Rehder) Manual of Cultivated Trees and Shrubs, 2nd ed. (1940) page 156
(Jacobson) North American Landscape Trees, (1996) page 554
(Dirr) Manual of Woody Landscape Plants, 5th ed. (1998) page 819
The New Royal Horticultural Society Dictionary of Gardening vol. 3 (1992) page 784
The Royal Horticultural Society Dictionary of Gardening, 2nd ed. vol. 4 (1956) page 1728
(Bean) Trees & Shrubs Hardy in the British Isles, 8th ed. vol. 3 (1976) page 485
(Bean) Trees & Shrubs Hardy in the British Isles, 8th ed. Supplement (1988) page 410
World Economic Plants: a Standard Reference (1999) page 417
Recent Monograph References
(Miller & Lamb) Oaks of North America (1985) page 123
(Hardÿ & Lamant) Guide illustré des Chênes (2006) Volume 2, page 62
(Heathcoat Amory) The Oaks of Chevithorne Barton (2009) page 102 illustrated (leaves)
Oak Collections Growing this Taxon