Anthophyta: Dicotyledonae: Fagales: Fagaceae: Quercus montana [return to Home Page]

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Scientific name: Anthophyta: Dicotyledonae: Fagales: Fagaceae: Quercus montana
Common Name: Chestnut Oak

Country: USA
State/District: NJ
County: Burlington
Date: 24 June 2001

Photographer: E. M. Barrows

Identifier: April Hughes
Collector: not applicable
Location: Lebanon State Forest
Keywords: A Forest Ecology Oak Lebanon State Forest Pine Barrens tree
Additional Information:

Leaves of Chestnut Oak in the White Oak Group.

Rock Chestnut Oak is another common name for this species.

Chestnut Oak is native to southwestern Maine through southern Ontario and central Indiana, south through eastern Virginia, and upland through Georgia, northern Alabama, and northern Mississippi (Fernald 1950, page 545).


Fernald, M. L.   1950.   Gray's Manual of Botany.   Eighth Edition.   American Book Company, New York, NY.   1632 pp.

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