Quercus petraea

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Related to Quercus petraea: pedunculate oak, Durmast Oak, English oak
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Noun1.Quercus petraea - deciduous European oak valued for its tough elastic woodQuercus petraea - deciduous European oak valued for its tough elastic 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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HOLOTYPE female, ROMANIA, Teleajen Subcarpathians (included in Curvature Subcarpathians), Sotriile village, Prahova County, Doftana Valley, N 45[degrees] 13' 39" E 25[degrees] 43' 44", 110-year old forest with Quercus petraea Liebl.
Our native oak tree, the Sessile or Durmast Oak, Quercus petraea, so called because its acorns do not usually have a stalk, is one of the most valuable trees in our environment, supporting hundreds of different species of fauna and giving our woods that feeling of permanence as you walk through them.
According to Sam Talarico of Talarico Hardwoods, Mohnton, PA, "It grows in about one out of every 500 Quercus robur and Quercus petraea oak trees in England and France.
Armagnac is produced only by small estates located in Gascony, France, home to a forest of special black oak trees (Quercus Robur and Quercus Petraea trees) not found in other spirit-producing regions and immortalized in the classic Alexandre Dumas novel, The Three Musketeers.