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Full Name: - Quercus shumardii

Quercus shumardii Buckley (1861)
Infrageneric Classification
Subgenus Quercus, Section Lobatae
Common Names in this Database
Infraspecific Taxa Accepted in this Database
See: R. J. Jensen, Volume 3 of Flora of North America (1997) Page 465
Natural Distribution
CANADA: (S Ontario), USA: (Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia (US), Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, North Carolina, Oaklahoma, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia)
USDA Zone 5 to 9
Conservation Status
Rated as Least Concern (LC) in the The Red List of Oaks
Illustration of Leaves
Image from a plant at Arboretum Wespelaar (Belgium) ©Jan De Langhe, Ghent University Botanical Garden, 2010
Synonyms in this Database
Quercus schneckii Britton (1901)
Quercus shumardii var. schneckii (Britton) Sarg. (1926)
Hybrids in this Database
Quercus ×sternbergii publ. in prep.
Quercus ×joorii Trel. (1924)
Quercus ×egglestonii Trel. (1924)
Quercus ×neopalmeri Sudw. (1927)
Quercus ×mutabilis E.J. Palmer & Steyerm. (1935)
Quercus ×riparia Laughlin (1963)
Quercus ×discreta Laughlin (1961)
Main Horticultural References
The European Garden Flora vol. 3 (1989) page 79
The Hillier Manual of Trees & Shrubs, 7th ed. (2002) page 255
Hortus Third (1976) page 935
(Krüssmann) Manual of Cultivated Broad-leaved Trees & Shrubs (in English) vol. 3 (1986) page 108
(Rehder) Manual of Cultivated Trees and Shrubs, 2nd ed. (1940) page 156
(Jacobson) North American Landscape Trees, (1996) page 561
(Dirr) Manual of Woody Landscape Plants, 5th ed. (1998) page 829
The New Royal Horticultural Society Dictionary of Gardening vol. 3 (1992) page 787
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 514
(Bean) Trees & Shrubs Hardy in the British Isles, 8th ed. Supplement (1988) page 417
World Economic Plants: a Standard Reference (1999) page 418
Recent Monograph References
(Miller & Lamb) Oaks of North America (1985) page 63
(Hardÿ & Lamant) Guide illustré des Chênes (2006) Volume 2, page 142
(Heathcoat Amory) The Oaks of Chevithorne Barton (2009) page 171 illustrated (young tree, leaves, autumn colour)