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Common name

English: White Oak

German: Weiß-Eiche

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2557)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2455)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2077)

      Order: Fagales (31)

        Family: Fagaceae (22) (family description)

          Genus: Quercus (16)

           Epithet: alba L. (6)

Synonyms: Quercus candida Steud., Quercus nigrescens Raf., Quercus ramosa Dippel, Quercus retusa Raf.

alba => white

nigrescens => turning black, become blackish

ramosa => having many branches

retusa => blunted, with a slight notch at a rounded apex

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: tree

External links

Check for Quercus alba at World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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