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Common name

English: Northern Red Oak

German: Amerikanische Roteiche

Portuguese: Carvalho-americano

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2612)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2512)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2124)

      Order: Fagales (32)

        Family: Fagaceae (23)(family description)

          Genus: Quercus (16)

            Epithet: rubra L. (3)

Synonyms: Erythrobalanus rubra (L.) O.Schwarz, Quercus acerifolia Petz. & G.Kirchn.

acerifolia => maple-leaved

rubra => red in a general sense

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: tree

Flower colour: green, yellow

External links

Check for Quercus rubra at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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