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MOR Quercus rubra L. 174465
Cultivated Plants of The Morton Arboretum

DuPage Co., Lisle, IL 60532 USA


Quercus rubra L.

(Northern Red Oak)

Plant Accession: #538-82*4 seed

Source: Seed wild collected by The Morton Arboretum from above Sauk Lake in Sauk Trail Forest Preserve, Cook County, Illinois, U.S.A.

Location: Appalachia CC-73/85-96

Tree is 25 feet tall and 15 feet wide with one trunk near ground level. DBH~ 5.1 cm. Trunk bark is slightly fissured and brownish gray. This year's growth is green. Previous year's growth is brownish gray.

Marlene Hahn, Elsa M. Meza, Kathy Stephens


May 17, 2012

Phylogeny of the New World oaks: Diversification of an ecologically important clade

across the tropical-temperate divide. (2012-2015 NSF Grant, DEB 114648)

Photographer: Albrecht, William. Publisher: Albrecht, William.

Scratchpads developed and conceived by (alphabetical): Ed Baker, Katherine Bouton Alice Heaton Dimitris Koureas, Laurence Livermore, Dave Roberts, Simon Rycroft, Ben Scott, Vince Smith