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    • Fagaceae
  • Spanish
    • Encinos, hayas, castaños y parientes
  • English
    • Beech Family

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Recent observations

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Observer

geoffreypayne

Date

September 21, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Large tree, leaves cruciform, acorn cup covers about 1/2 of the nut.

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What

Interior Live Oak Quercus wislizeni

Observer

dreierj

Date

March 18, 1986

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

querub Quercus rubra

Observer

charlie

Date

November 21, 2014 08:58 AM EST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

american beech Fagus grandifolia

Observer

charlie

Date

November 21, 2014 08:48 AM EST

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Square

What

querub Quercus rubra

Observer

charlie

Date

November 21, 2014 08:02 AM EST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

american beech Fagus grandifolia

Observer

charlie

Date

November 21, 2014 07:52 AM EST

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What

White Oak Quercus alba

Observer

kedmonds

Date

September 9, 2014

Description

Large tree, field edge, light grey bark, alternate leaves with rounded lobes, fruit an acorn

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Observer

angelmachine

Date

October 19, 2014

Description

State - Tennessee
County - Rutherford
Identification - Quercus muehlenbergii
Location - Flat Rock Cedar Glades natural area on right side of trail beside open field
Description - Simple leaves with shallowly lobed or coarsely toothed margin tapering to base, shiny green surface, small acorn enclosed halfway in thin cup
Associated Species - Carya ovata, Rhus copallina, Toxicodendron radicans, Quercus marilandica
Date - 19 Oct 2014
Collector Name - Lauren S Hanberry
Collection number - 43

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No photos or sounds

Observer

peter-hasik

Date

October 11, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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What

White Oak Quercus alba

Observer

angelmachine

Date

October 19, 2014

Description

State - Tennessee
County - Rutherford
Identification - Quercus alba
Location - Flat Rock Cedar Glades natural area on right side of trail beside open field
Description - Simple shallowly lobed leaves, acorns around 1 in in shallow cups, shallowly fissured gray bark
Associated Species - Carya ovata, Rhus copallina, Toxicodendron radicans, Quercus marilandica
Date - 19 Oct 2014
Collector Name - Lauren S Hanberry
Collection number - 42

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What

post oak Quercus stellata

Observer

jmsalinger

Date

October 12, 2014 07:05 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Water Oak Quercus nigra

Observer

jenniferreed

Date

November 20, 2014

Description

Large tree approx. 30 feet tall. Bark grayish and fissured. Leaves simple with 3 small lobes or spatulate with bristle tips. No fruit present.

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Description from Wikipedia

The family Fagaceae, or beech family, comprises about 600 species of both evergreen and deciduous trees and shrubs, which are characterized by alternate simple leaves with pinnate venation, unisexual flowers in the form of catkins, and fruit in the form of cup-like (cupule) nuts. Fagaceous leaves are often lobed and both petioles and stipules are generally present. Fruits lack endosperm and lie in a scaly or spiny husk that may or may not enclose the entire...

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