Report from the Oak ICRA checklist
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Full Name: - Quercus laevis

Quercus laevis Walter (1788)
Infrageneric Classification
Subgenus Quercus, section Lobatae (the red oaks)
Common Names in this Database
Description
See: R. J. Jensen, Volume 3 of Flora of North America (1997) Page 460
Natural Distribution
USA: (Alabama, Florida, Georgia (US), Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia)
Hardiness
USDA Zone 7 to 9
Conservation Status
Rated as Least Concern (LC) in the The Red List of Oaks
Illustration of Leaves
Image from stockplant at Pavia Nurseries (Belgium) ©Jan De Langhe, Ghent University Botanical Garden, 2009
Synonyms in this Database
Quercus catesbaei Michx. (1801)
Hybrids in this Database
Quercus ×ashei Trel. (1917)
Main Horticultural References
Hortus Third (1976) page 934
(Krüssmann) Manual of Cultivated Broad-leaved Trees & Shrubs (in English) vol. 3 (1986) page 92
(Dirr) Manual of Woody Landscape Plants, 5th ed. (1998) page 817
The New Royal Horticultural Society Dictionary of Gardening vol. 3 (1992) page 784
(Bean) Trees & Shrubs Hardy in the British Isles, 8th ed. vol. 3 (1976) page 487
Recent Monograph References
(Miller & Lamb) Oaks of North America (1985) page 92
(Hardÿ & Lamant) Guide illustré des Chênes (2006) Volume 2, page 68
(Heathcoat Amory) The Oaks of Chevithorne Barton (2009) page 112 illustrated (leaves)