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Common name

English: Bear Oak

German: Busch-Eiche


Kingdom: Plantae (2659)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2572)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2167)

      Order: Fagales (32)

        Family: Fagaceae (23)(family description)

          Genus: Quercus (16)

            Epithet: ilicifolia (Wangenh.) (1)

Synonym: Quercus banisteri Michx.

banisteri => in honor of Reverend John Baptist Banister (1650–92), English botanist in Virginia, USA

ilicifolia => from Latin, Ilex, holly and folium, a leaf


Climate: temperate

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: tree

External links

Check for Quercus ilicifolia at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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