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Quercus shumardii var. shumardii

Quercus shumardii Buckley var. shumardii

Shumard Oak, Shumard's Oak

Fagaceae (Beech family)



USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub , Tree
Leaf Retention: Deciduous
Fruit Type: Nut
Size Notes: Up to about 110 feet tall.
Fruit: Acorns biennial, ovoid to oblong, occasionally subglobose. Cup shallow saucer-shaped, enclosing about 1/4 nut.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Green , Brown
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May


USA: AL , AR , FL , GA , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MD , MI , MO , MS , NC , OH , OK , PA , SC , TN , TX , VA , WV
Canada: ON
Native Habitat: Mesic slopes and bottoms, stream banks and poorly drained uplands.

Web Reference

Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Quercus shumardii var. shumardii in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Quercus shumardii var. shumardii in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Quercus shumardii var. shumardii


Record Modified: 2020-11-02
Research By: CBR

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