Quercus alba


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Related to Quercus alba: Quercus bicolor, Quercus velutina, Quercus michauxii
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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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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.
QUERCUS ALBA AND VARIOUS SPECIES OF QUERCUS OF THE FAMILY FAGACEAE
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.
The forest was dominated by oaks and hickories with Quercus alba (white oak), Q.
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.
Quercus alba was most abundant in this area (15% of 53 trees in sample), followed by F.
Quercus alba (white oak), a dominant tree of mesic and wet-mesic forests in Illinois, is uncommon in the Illinois River sand deposits.
American white oak, Quercus alba, is the most widely used of the commercial white oaks.
White oak acorns were not offered during 2002 because of a low mast year for Quercus alba.