Quercus falcata


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Noun1.Quercus falcata - large round-topped deciduous tree with spreading branches having narrow falcate leaves with deeply sinuate lobes and wood similar to that of northern red oaksQuercus falcata - large round-topped deciduous tree with spreading branches having narrow falcate leaves with deeply sinuate lobes and wood similar to that of northern red oaks; New Jersey to Illinois and southward
red oak - any of numerous American oaks having 4 stamens in each floret, acorns requiring two years to mature and leaf veins usually extending beyond the leaf margin to form points or bristles
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Edgin (1997) and Edgin and Ebinger (1997) in Illinois and Bragg (2002) in Arkansas interpreted this species as Quercus falcata. Stolynoff and Hess (2002) did a survey of the genus Quercus in Illinois and found the taxonomic confusion of Quercus falcata found in southern Illinois and Quercus ellipsoidalis found in northern Illinois.
70.0 9.5 9.3 Liquidambar styraciflua 70.0 11.8 6.6 Quercus falcata 45.0 4.3 5.7 Pinus echinata 30.0 4.3 7.2 Oxydendron arboreum 75.0 7.2 3.6 Quercus alba 40.0 8.1 7.4 Quercus stellata 45.0 4.3 3.0 Quercus marilandica -- -- -- Quercus vellutina 15.0 0.9 0.5 Pinus virginiana 5.0 0.3 0.6 Nyssa sylvatica 20.0 1.4 1.8 Acer rubrum 40.0 4.9 1.8 Acerflordianum Champ.) Pax 5.0 0.6 1.4 Cornus florida 10.0 0.6 0.1 Fraxinus americana L.
121 45 72 breviloba 2007 Black Quercus velutina 1989 331 80 100 Blackjack Quercus marilandica 2007 124 122 49 Blue Quercus douglasii 2001 276 112 83 Bluejack Quercus incana [dagger] 87 61 45 2003 Bluejack Quercus incana [dagger] 83 68 45 2003 Bur Quercus macrocarpa 287 90 130 [dagger] 2007 Bur Quercus macrocarpa 287 104 93 [dagger] 2007 Canyon live Quercus chrysolepis 2001 345 69 121 Chapman Quercus chapmanii 1963 85 45 41 Cherrybark Quercus falcata var.
The surrounding woods are primarily composed of shortleaf pine (Pinus echinata), loblolly pine (Pinus taeda), southern red oak (Quercus falcata), blackjack oak (Quercus marilandica) and winged elm (Ulmus alata) along with sweetgum (Liquidambar styraciflua), black hickory (Carya texana), American holly (flex opaca), sugar hackberry (Celtis laevigata) and red cedar (Juniperus virginiana).
The principal species of red oak are Quercus rubra and Quercus falcata, but Quercus velutina, known as black oak, and Quercus shumardii, known as Shumard oak, are among the related species.
X Eleagnus umbellata X X Fagus grandifolia X Fraxinus pennsylvanica X X Gleditsia triancanthos X Ilex decidua X X Juniperus canadensis X X Ligustrum vulgare X Liquidambar styraciflua X Lonicera japonica X X Nyssa sylvatica X X Ostrya virginiana X Finns taeda X X Prunus serotina X X Quercus alba X X Quercus coccinea X X Quercus falcata X Quercus imbricaria X Quercus marilandica X X Quercus rubra X X Quercus stellata X X Rhus alata X X Rosa multiflora X Rubus allegheniensis X X Rubussp.
breviloba, 1999 Black, Quercus velutina, 1989 322 86 105 434 Blackjack, Quercus 144 94 65 254 marilandica, 1996 Blue, Quercus douglasii, 2001 276 112 83 409 Bluejack, Quercus incana, 83 68 45 162 2003* Bluejack, Quercus incana, 87 61 45 159 2003* Bluejack, Quercus incana, 88 56 65 160 [star] 2001* Bur, Quercus macrocarpa, 322 96 103 444 [star] 1980 California black, Quercus 338 124 115 491 kelloggii, [star] 1972 Canyon live, Quercus 345 69 121 444 chrysolepis, 2001 Chapman, Quercus chapmanii, 83 51 57 148 1963 Cherrybark, Quercus falcata 332 123 122 486 var.
Species of red oak include northern red oak (Quercus rubra); southern red oak and Spanish oak (Quercus falcata); swamp red oak and cherrybark oak (Quercus falcata variation pagodaefolia) and shumard red oak (Quercus shumardii).
In the heavyweight division, four other champion oaks--live (Quercus virginiana), northern red (Quercus rubra), white (Quercus alba), and southern red (Quercus falcata) exceed 500 points, an achievement matched by only eight other broadleaf trees.
Seven species of eastern red oaks growing in Alabama were investigated: southern red oak (Quercus falcata), northern red oak (Quercus rubra L.), black oak (Quercus velutina), shumard oak (Quercus shumardii Buck L.), willow oak (Quercus phellos L.), laurel oak (Quercus laurifolia), and water oak (Quercus nigra L.).
(yaupon holly) increased in importance value, while Quercus falcata Michx.