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Full Name: - Quercus muehlenbergii

Quercus muehlenbergii Engelm. (1877) as "Q. mühlenbergii"
Infrageneric Classification
Subgenus Quercus, Section Quercus
Common Names in this Database
Nomenclature Note
Basionym: Q. castanea Muhl. (1801), nom. illegit.
Spelling in accordance with ICBN Art. 60.6
See: Nixon, Volume 3 of Flora of North America (1997) Page 477 as Q. "muhlenbergii"
Natural Distribution
CANADA: (S Ontario), USA: (Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia (US), Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Lousiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas,Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin), MEXICO: (Coahuila, Nuevo León, Tamaulipas, Veracruz),
USDA Zone (4)5 to 7
Conservation Status
Rated as Least Concern (LC) in the The Red List of Oaks
Illustration of Leaves
Image from a plant at Arboretum Het Leen Eeklo (Belgium) ©Jan De Langhe, Ghent University Botanical Garden, 2010
Synonyms in this Database
Quercus sentenelensis C.H. Mull. (1937)
Quercus castanea Muhl. (1877) nom. illegit.
Hybrids in this Database
Quercus ×introgressa P. M. Thomson (1977)
Quercus ×deamii Trel. (1917)
Main Horticultural References
(Grimshaw & Bayton) New Trees (2009) page 740 with photograph of leaves and acorns
The European Garden Flora vol. 3 (1989) page 74
The Hillier Manual of Trees & Shrubs, 7th ed. (2002) page 253 "Q. muhlenbergii"
Hortus Third (1976) page 934
(Krüssmann) Manual of Cultivated Broad-leaved Trees & Shrubs (in English) vol. 3 (1986) page 98
(Rehder) Manual of Cultivated Trees and Shrubs, 2nd ed. (1940) page 172 as Q. muhlenbergii
(Jacobson) North American Landscape Trees, (1996) page 556 as "Q. muhlenbergii"
(Dirr) Manual of Woody Landscape Plants, 5th ed. (1998) page 822
The New Royal Horticultural Society Dictionary of Gardening vol. 3 (1992) page 785
(Bean) Trees & Shrubs Hardy in the British Isles, 8th ed. vol. 3 (1976) page 505
(Bean) Trees & Shrubs Hardy in the British Isles, 8th ed. Supplement (1988) page 415
World Economic Plants: a Standard Reference (1999) page 418
Recent Monograph References
(Miller & Lamb) Oaks of North America (1985) page 188, 238
(Hardÿ & Lamant) Guide illustré des Chênes (2006) Volume 2, page 102