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

Quercus pubescens Willd. (1805) nom. cons.
Infrageneric Classification
Subgenus Quercus, section Quercus (the white oaks)
Common Names in this Database
Infraspecific Taxa Accepted in this Database
Quercus pubescens subsp. crispata (Steven) Greuter & Burdet (1982)
Quercus pubescens subsp. subpyrenaica (Villar) Govaerts (1998)
Nomenclature Note
Name conserved over Q. humilis Mill. (1768) when the two are considered conspecific.
Natural Distribution
EUROPE: ALBANIA, AUSTRIA, BELGIUM, BOSNIA & HERZEGOVENIA, BULGARIA, CORSICA, CROATIA, CZECH REPUBLIC, FRANCE, GERMANY, GREECE (including Samos & W & C Crete), HUNGARY, ITALY, MACEDONIA, MONTENEGRO, MOLDOVA, ROMANIA, SARDEGNA, SERBIA, SICILIA, SLOVENIA, SLOVAKIA, SPAIN, SWITZERLAND, ROMANIA, WEST ASIA: AZERBAIJAN, S RUSSIA, TURKEY: (European & W & C Anatolia, Imros Isle), UKRAINE (incl. Crimea)
Conservation Status
Rated as Least Concern (LC) in the The Red List of Oaks
Illustration of Leaves
Image from stockplant at Pavia Nurseries (Belgium) where it is grown as Q. virgiliana. ©Jan De Langhe, Ghent University Botanical Garden, 2009
Hybrids in this Database
Quercus ×cerrioides Willk. & Costa (1859)
Quercus ×subglaucescens A. Camus (1939)
Quercus ×paui C. Vicioso (1950)
Quercus ×baenitzii A. Camus (1939)
Quercus ×beguinotii Gavioli (1935)
Quercus ×allorgeana A. Camus (1935)
Quercus ×szechenyana Borbás (1886)
Quercus ×borosii Mátyás (1974)
Quercus ×albescens Rouy ex A. Camus (1935)
Quercus ×pseudinfectoria A. Camus (1935)
Quercus ×streimii Heuff. (1850)
Quercus ×bivonana Guss. (1844)
Quercus ×kerneri nothosubsp. montserratii (C. Vicioso) Rivas Martínez & Sáenz (1991)
Quercus ×urartensis Uribe-Ech. (2001)
Quercus ×kerneri Simonk. (1883)
Main Horticultural References
The European Garden Flora vol. 3 (1989) page 74
The Hillier Manual of Trees & Shrubs, 7th ed. (2002) page 254
(Krüssmann) Manual of Cultivated Broad-leaved Trees & Shrubs (in English) vol. 3 (1986) page 102
The New Royal Horticultural Society Dictionary of Gardening vol. 3 (1992) page 786
The Royal Horticultural Society Dictionary of Gardening, 2nd ed. vol. 4 (1956) page 1731
(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
(Menitsky) Oaks of Asia (2005) page 104
(Hardÿ & Lamant) Guide illustré des Chênes (2006) Volume 1, page 272
Oak Collections Growing this Taxon