Quercus macrocarpa


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Noun1.Quercus macrocarpa - medium to large deciduous oak of central and eastern North America with ovoid acorns deeply immersed in large fringed cupsQuercus macrocarpa - medium to large deciduous oak of central and eastern North America with ovoid acorns deeply immersed in large fringed cups; yields tough close-grained 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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Most of the trees in the burn units are oaks (Quercus macrocarpa and Quercus ellipsoidalis).
Massively parallel 454 sequencing indicates hyperdiverse fungal communities in temperate Quercus macrocarpa phyllosphere.
The five trees with largest diameter are Quercus macrocarpa (62[+ or -]16cm), Quercus falcata (56[+ or -]9cm) Quercus lyrata (52[+ or -]6cm), Populus deltoides (48[+ or -]5cm) and Platanus occidentalis (48[+ or -]6cm).
There have been a few records of the blue-gray gnatcatcher breeding in eastern and southeastern Nebraska since the 1960s (Ducey, 1988), but records have been restricted to mature-riparian hardwood forests dominated by bur oaks (Quercus macrocarpa), cottonwoods (Populus deltoides), green ashes (Fraxinus pennsylvanica), and hackberries (Celtis occidentalis; Mollhoff, 2001).
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.
Other white oaks include swamp white oak, (Quercus bicolor), chestnut oak (Quercus prinus), bur oak (Quercus macrocarpa), swamp chestnut oak (Quercus michauzii), chinkapin oak (Quercus muehlenbergii), overcup oak (Quercus lyrata) and post oak (Quercus stellata).
saccharinum (silver maple), Aesculus glabra (Ohio-buckeye), Celtis occidentalis (hackberry), Gleditsia triacanthos(honey-locust), Quercus macrocarpa, and Q.
On our 50 by 100-foot lot we have two eastern white cedars (Thuja occidentalis), two white spruce (Picea glauca), two larch (Larix laricina), one bur oak (Quercus macrocarpa), one silver maple (Acer saccharinum), one basswood (Tilia americana), one green ash (Fraxinus pennsylvanica), one mountain ash (Sorbus sp.) and one northern catalpa (Catalpa speciosa).
Consider planting one of these drought to lerant trees: American plum (Prunus americana), bristlecone pine, burr oak (Quercus macrocarpa), cockspur thorn (Crataegus crus-galli), curl-leaf mountain mahogany (Cercocarpus ledifolius), Gambell oak, common hackberry (Celtis occidentalis), pinon pine, ponderosa pine (Montana's state tree), and upright junipers.
More than one-third of the 40 species of trees were Sugar Maple (Acer saccharum) , followed in abundance by Boxelder (Acer negundo), , American Elm (Ulmus americana), Silver Maple (Acer saccharinum), Red Ash (Fraxinus pennsylvanica), But Oak (Quercus macrocarpa), Hackberry (Celtis occidentalis), and Basswood (Tilia americana).
Bur Oak (Quercus macrocarpa) - Found only sparingly in the Finger Lakes region, the bur oak is a drought-resistant oak with large lobed leaves that are wide at the upper extremities and taper to a narrow stem at the branch.