Quercus alba

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Noun1.Quercus alba - large slow-growing deciduous tree of the eastern United States having stout spreading branches and leaves with usually 7 rounded lobesQuercus alba - large slow-growing deciduous tree of the eastern United States having stout spreading branches and leaves with usually 7 rounded lobes; yields strong and durable hard wood
white oak - any of numerous Old World and American oaks having 6 to 8 stamens in each floret, acorns that mature in one year and leaf veins that never extend beyond the margin of the leaf
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American oak barrels use Quercus alba, or white oak, to which many winemakers attribute a sweet, spicy flavor.
The 5 most abundant tree species (Table 1) were Quercus alba (1,759), Quercus velutina (1,657), Carya spp.
Researchers have identified three plants around the world--Acai palm, Quercus alba, and Perilla frutescens--shown to adapt and resist harsh environmental conditions, from droughts to intense UV radiation.
The rift cut and quartersawn Quercus alba are in demand by customers, he said.
Key ingredients include tapioca starch, a soft a iter- feel cleanser that absorbs oil to cleanse hair; archillea millefolium (yarrow) extract, said to effectively remove excess oils and give hair volume and fullness; quercus alba bark (white oak) extract, a gentle cleanser and DHT inhibitor; and serenoa serrulata fruit (saw palmetto) extract, another DM' inhibitor that helps maintain healthy hair and scalp, among other components.
Tradicionalmente, solo tres especies de roble han sido ampliamente utilizadas en la industria tonelera para llevar a cabo los procesos de envejecimiento: Quercus alba L.
The woodlots were classified as dry-mesic to mesic upland forests with the shade-intolerant, fire-resistant Quercus alba and Carya ovata among the top three species in importance.
An experiment was conducted to examine the effects of mycorrhizal inoculation, fungicide application, and fertilization on the growth of Sapium and five native tree species (Liquidambar styraciflua, Nyssa sylvatica, Pinus taeda, Quercus alba, and Q.
The following groups of species were tested: entire margins - Cornus florida, Fagus grandifolia, Cercis canadensis, and Nyssa sylvatica; prominently toothed - Ulmus americana and Viburnum rafinesquianum; inconspicuously toothed - Prunus serotina and Viburnum prunifolium; compound and prominently toothed - Aesculus sylvatica, Carya alba, and Rubus allegheniensis; lobed with smooth margins - Quercus alba, Quercus stellata, and Liriodendron tulipifera; lobed with pointed or toothed margins - Quercus rubra, Viburnum acerifolium, Liquidambar styracifiua, and Acer rubrum.
Pretreatment conditions: 33-yr old Quercus alba stand, Kentucky; site index = 70 ft; basal area = 76 [ft.