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Full Name: - Quercus falcata

Quercus falcata Michx. (1801)
Infrageneric Classification
Subgenus Quercus, Section Lobatae
Common Names in this Database
See: R. J. Jensen, Volume 3 of Flora of North America (1997) Page 460
Natural Distribution
USA: (Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia (US), Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia, Washington DC)
USDA Zone 7 to 9
Conservation Status
Rated as Least Concern (LC) in the The Red List of Oaks
Illustration of Leaves
Image from a plant at the Sir Harold Hillier Gardens (UK) ©Jan De Langhe, Ghent University Botanical Garden, 2010
Synonyms in this Database
Quercus cuneata Wangenh. (1787)
Quercus digitata Sudw. (1892)
Quercus triloba Michx. (1801)
Quercus nobilis K. Koch (1873)
Quercus hypophlaeos Kirchn. (1864)
Hybrids in this Database
Quercus ×caesariensis Moldenke (1953)
Quercus ×incomita E.J. Palmer (1926)
Quercus ×subintegra (Engelm.) Trel. (1917)
Quercus ×palmeriana A. Camus (1953)
Quercus ×garlandensis E.J. Palmer (1926)
Quercus ×subfalcata Trel. (1917) nom. cons. prop. in prep.
Quercus ×joorii Trel. (1924)
Quercus ×willdenowiana (Dippel) Zabel (1903)
Main Horticultural References
The European Garden Flora vol. 3 (1989) page 77
The Hillier Manual of Trees & Shrubs, 7th ed. (2002) page 250
Hortus Third (1976) page 934
(Krüssmann) Manual of Cultivated Broad-leaved Trees & Shrubs (in English) vol. 3 (1986) page 87
(Bailey) Manual of Cultivated Plants 2nd. ed. (1949) page 331
(Rehder) Manual of Cultivated Trees and Shrubs, 2nd ed. (1940) page 157
(Jacobson) North American Landscape Trees, (1996) page 551
(Dirr) Manual of Woody Landscape Plants, 5th ed. (1998) page 816
The New Royal Horticultural Society Dictionary of Gardening vol. 3 (1992) page 781
The Royal Horticultural Society Dictionary of Gardening, 2nd ed. vol. 4 (1956) page 1727
(Bean) Trees & Shrubs Hardy in the British Isles, 8th ed. vol. 3 (1976) page 474
(Bean) Trees & Shrubs Hardy in the British Isles, 8th ed. Supplement (1988) page 409
World Economic Plants: a Standard Reference (1999) page 417
Recent Monograph References
(Miller & Lamb) Oaks of North America (1985) page 85
(Hardÿ & Lamant) Guide illustré des Chênes (2006) Volume 2, page 46
(Heathcoat Amory) The Oaks of Chevithorne Barton (2009) page 86 illustrated (tree, leaf)