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

Quercus similis Ashe (1924) nom. cons. prop. in prep.
Infrageneric Classification
Subgenus Quercus, section Quercus (the white oaks)
Common Names in this Database
Nomenclature Note
Basionym: Q. ashei Sterrett (1922) nom. illegit. Although accepted as a correct name by many authors, this is an illegitimate name being a later homonym of Q. similis Goepp. (1855) [Fossil]. A proposal for conservation is in preparation.
Natural Distribution
USA: (Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia (US), Louisiana, Missouri, South Carolina, Texas)
Conservation Status
Rated as Least Concern (LC) in the The Red List of Oaks
Illustration of Leaves
Image from a plant at The Citywide Arboretum, Aiken, South Carolina (USA) ©Jan De Langhe, Ghent University Botanical Garden, 2010
Synonyms in this Database
Recent Monograph References
(Miller & Lamb) Oaks of North America (1985) page 168 as Q. stellata var. paludosa Sarg.
(Hard’ & Lamant) Guide illustré des Chźnes (2006) Volume 2, page 146 accepts as correct name
Oak Collections Growing this Taxon
Arboretum des Pouyouleix (France)
Chevithorne Barton (UK National Collection®)
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