Quercus sessiliflora

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Related to Quercus sessiliflora: Quercus robur, Sessile Oak
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Noun1.Quercus sessiliflora - deciduous European oak valued for its tough elastic woodQuercus sessiliflora - 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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Oak forest as a whole consisted of Quercus sessiliflora and Quercus pubescens (up to 80 %) with an admixture of Pinus sosnovsky and Acer campestre.
Today, the barrels in greatest demand are French oak of species Quercus Robur and Quercus Sessiliflora. Fashioned with tight-grained stave wood from the Vosges, Troncais and Allier forests, and favored by Burgundy and California winemakers for Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, these woods impart the least volume of wood tannins.
Expanding on the species theme, Knox gave the example of wood now coming out of central Europe, which is the same species (Quercus sessiliflora and Quercus robur) as the oak found in France.