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Full Name: - Quercus velutina

Quercus velutina Lam. (1785)
Infrageneric Classification
Subgenus Quercus, Section Lobatae
Common Names in this Database
See: R. J. Jensen, Volume 3 of Flora of North America (1997) Page 467
Natural Distribution
CANADA: (SE Ontario), USA: (Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia (US), Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Washington DC)
USDA Zone 3 to 9
Conservation Status
Rated as Least Concern (LC) in the The Red List of Oaks
Illustration of Leaves
Image from a plant at The National Botanic Garden of Belgium (Meise) ©Jan De Langhe, Ghent University Botanical Garden, 2010
Synonyms in this Database
Quercus tinctoria Bartram (1794)
Hybrids in this Database
Quercus ×fontana Laughlin (1967)
Quercus ×willdenowiana (Dippel) Zabel (1903)
Quercus ×rehderi Trel. (1917)
Quercus ×leana Nutt. (1842)
Quercus ×podophylla Trel. (1917)
Quercus ×cocksii Sarg. (1918)
Quercus ×bushii Sarg. (1918)
Quercus ×demareei Ashe (1926)
Quercus ×filialis Little (1943)
Quercus ×hawkinsiae Sudw. (1927)
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 110
(Bailey) Manual of Cultivated Plants 2nd. ed. (1949) page 331
(Rehder) Manual of Cultivated Trees and Shrubs, 2nd ed. (1940) page 158
(Jacobson) North American Landscape Trees, (1996) page 562
(Dirr) Manual of Woody Landscape Plants, 5th ed. (1998) page 836
The New Royal Horticultural Society Dictionary of Gardening vol. 3 (1992) page 788
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 519
(Bean) Trees & Shrubs Hardy in the British Isles, 8th ed. Supplement (1988) page 418
World Economic Plants: a Standard Reference (1999) page 418
Recent Monograph References
(Miller & Lamb) Oaks of North America (1985) page 81
(Hardÿ & Lamant) Guide illustré des Chênes (2006) Volume 2, page 160
(Heathcoat Amory) The Oaks of Chevithorne Barton (2009) page 182 illustrated page 183 (tree, leaves)