Quercus imbricaria Michx.
Fagaceae
Quercus imbricaria (40741 Bytes)
Deciduous tree up to 15 m high. Leaves oblong to lanceolate, 8-17 cm long, 2-5 cm wide, tough, entire. Lamina shiny dark green above, paler beneath with soft hairs. Base and apex acute to rounded. Foliage turning yellow to red-brown in autumn. Acorn globose, 10-15 mm long, maturing the second year. Quite hardy.

Home: Central and South-Eastern USA

Other views: Leaves

Cultivated: France and Germany

Author: Frédéric Tournay

Ethnobotanical aspects of Quercus imbricaria by Plants for a future database

Back to the plant list