Quercus stellata

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Noun1.Quercus stellata - small deciduous tree of eastern and central United States having dark green lyrate pinnatifid leaves and tough moisture-resistant wood used especially for fence postsQuercus stellata - small deciduous tree of eastern and central United States having dark green lyrate pinnatifid leaves and tough moisture-resistant wood used especially for fence posts
oak tree, oak - a deciduous tree of the genus Quercus; has acorns and lobed leaves; "great oaks grow from little acorns"
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and Quercus velutina are less abundant in the east, which had large areas of prairie and forests of Quercus stellata and Quercus palustris.
Stems/ha for saplings [less than or equal to] 2.54 cm dbh following a wildfire in the Dugger Mountain Wilderness, Talladega National Forest, Alabama Sapling Species Density (Stems/ha) Acer rubrum 106.79 Carya pallida 2.32 Cornus florida 2.32 Liquidambar styraciflua 2.32 Liriodendron tulipifera 2.32 Nyssa sylvatica 78.93 Oxydendrum arboreum 16.25 Pinus echinata 2.32 Prunus alabamensis 55.72 Prunus serotina 18.57 Quercus marilandica 2.32 Quercus prinus 34.82 Quercus stellata 2.32 Quercus velutina 6.96 Rhus copallinum 2.32 Sassafras albidum 4.64 Vaccinium arboreum 6.96 DISCUSSION
of DBH, mean Species size sites (range) (in.) Post oak (Quercus stellata) 20 1 17.7 (14.1-24.0) Overcup oak (Quercus lyrata) 25 2 17.4 (11.8-25.5) White oak (Quercus alba) 40 2 21.4 (12.4-36.4) Total height, Bulk density, mean (range) mean (SD) Species (ft) (lb/[ft.sup.3]) Post oak (Quercus stellata) 68 (56-80) 82.5 (4.49) Overcup oak (Quercus lyrata) 85 (66-105) 80.1 (5.61) White oak (Quercus alba) 92 (71-123) 77.0 (5.50) Table 3.--Summer bulk density values for miscellaneous trees as well as diameter at breast height (DBH) and total height.
Tornado damage of Quercus stellata and Quercus marilandica in the Cross Timbers, Oklahoma, USA.
Diameter classes (cm) Species 10-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Acer saccharum 40.0 74.0 26.0 10.0 4.0 Quercus alba -- 12.0 10.0 30.0 18.0 Carya ovata 32.0 20.0 10.0 2.0 -- Fraxinus lanceolata -- -- 8.0 2.0 2.0 Carya glabra -- 2.0 4.0 -- 2.0 Ulmus rubra 6.0 2.0 -- -- -- Ulmus americana 8.0 -- -- -- -- Juglans nigra -- -- -- 2.0 -- Quercus stellata -- -- -- 2.0 -- Prunus serotina -- 4.0 -- -- -- Carya tomentosa -- -- -- 2.0 -- Total 86.0 114.0 58.0 50.0 26.0 Total Basal area Rel.
The soil formed from Selma Chalk generally supports grasslands, while the acidic soil typically supports a post oak (Quercus stellata Wang., Fagaceae) forest (Lowe, 1921 and Kaye, 1955).
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).
Five tree species were recorded; Plateau oak (Quercus fusiformis) was the most common species, post oak (Quercus stellata) was the largest species, and Texas oak (Quercus buckleyi) was the rarest and smallest species.
X X X Juglans nigra (1) X X Juniperus virginiana (1) X X X Morus rubra (1) X X Parthenocissus quinquefolia X X Quercus marilandica (1) X X Quercus muhlenbergii X X X Quercus rubra (1) X X Quercus stellata X Robinia pseudoacacia X Symphoricarpos orbiculatus X Ulmus alata X Ulmus rubra (1) X X Ulmus serotina X Viburnum lentago X Viburnum prunifolium X Vitis spp.
A common Missouri savanna type is post oak (Quercus stellata) with a little bluestem (Schizachyrium scoparium) understory.
The following groups of species were tested: entire margins - Cornus florida, Fagus grandifolia, Cercis canadensis, and Nyssa sylvatica; prominently toothed - Ulmus americana and Viburnum rafinesquianum; inconspicuously toothed - Prunus serotina and Viburnum prunifolium; compound and prominently toothed - Aesculus sylvatica, Carya alba, and Rubus allegheniensis; lobed with smooth margins - Quercus alba, Quercus stellata, and Liriodendron tulipifera; lobed with pointed or toothed margins - Quercus rubra, Viburnum acerifolium, Liquidambar styracifiua, and Acer rubrum.