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Quercus rubra var. rubra

Quercus rubra L. var. rubra

Northern Red Oak

Fagaceae (Beech Family)

Synonym(s): Quercus borealis var. maxima, Quercus maxima

USDA Symbol: qurur

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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Autumn Foliage: yes

Bloom Information

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


USA: AL , AR , CT , DC , GA , IA , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MO , MS , NC , NE , NH , NJ , NY , OH , OK , PA , RI , SC , TN , VA , VT , WI , WV
Canada: NB , NS , ON , PE , QC

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun , Part Shade , Shade

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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