Quercus acutissima

ClassificationDicots
FamilyFagaceae
Family (Traditional)Fagaceae
GenusQuercus
Species:Quercus acutissima Carruthers
Common NameSawtooth Oak
Growth Habittree
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: Yes; Woody Herbaceous: Woody; Natural Area Presence: LC; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: tree; Region of Origin: Asia; Reproductive Phenology: April; Reproductive Phenology: May; Reproductive Phenology: June; Leaf Arrangement: alternate; Leaf Complexity: simple; Leaf Dissection: 0; Leaf Fragrance: No; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaf Petiole Type: petiolate; Leaf Rank: spiral; Leaf Type: broadleaf; Leaf Venation: pinnate; Leaflet Margins: dentate; Leaflet Margins: serrate; Leaflet Number: 0; Anther Type: Too short to tell; Base Flower Color: Green; Fruit Dehiscence: No; Fruit Type: Acorn; Fruit Type: Nut; Fruit Wet/Dry: Dry; Hypanthium Present: No; Inflorescence Position: axillary; Inflorescence Types: solitary; Inflorescence Types: spike; Overall Flower Symmetry: Actinomorphic; Perianth Present: No; Placentation Type: Axillary; Sexuality: monoecious; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A
C value N/A
StatusNot Native; GNR (Global Rank)
Specimen(s) View and Download Specimen Details »

** Not applicable or data not available.

Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

No synonyms exist for this species.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Breathitt (KY), Fayette (KY), Jefferson (KY), Nicholas (KY), Trigg (KY), Carter (TN), Cheatham (TN), Davidson (TN), Franklin (TN), Giles (TN), Hamilton (TN), Hawkins (TN), Haywood (TN), Knox (TN), Madison (TN), Maury (TN), Putnam (TN), Rutherford (TN), Shelby (TN), Sumner (TN), Williamson (TN), Wilson (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, EKY, ETSU, HTTU, KNK, MTSU, TENN, UCHT, UOS

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1979 - 2019

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100472578 Rutherford Tennessee 11 May 1991 Ronald L. Jones
6733
EKY
Quercus acutissima
31234100472537 Breathitt Kentucky 24 Jul 1995 Hager Rice
63
EKY
Quercus acutissima
31973000013373 Nicholas Kentucky
KNK
Quercus acutissima
31973000013374 Nicholas Kentucky
KNK
Quercus acutissima
TENN-V-0080078 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Quercus acutissima
TENN-V-0080081 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Quercus acutissima
APSC0013827 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Quercus acutissima
APSC0013828 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Quercus acutissima
APSC0058965 Carter Tennessee
APSC
Quercus acutissima
APSC0118452 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Quercus acutissima
HTTU012574 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Quercus acutissima
MTSU009589 Knox Tennessee 26 Nov 1989 MAM
MTSU
Quercus acutissima
MTSU009603 Williamson Tennessee
15
MTSU
Quercus acutissima
MTSU009598 Sumner Tennessee 09 Oct 1999 Ethan A. House
MTSU
Quercus acutissima
MTSU009600 Williamson Tennessee 11 Nov 2003 Phillip Hulan
MTSU
Quercus acutissima
31234100472545 Nicholas Kentucky 14 Jul 1999 Ross C. Clark
25183
EKY
Quercus acutissima
TENN-V-0080083 Williamson Tennessee
TENN
Quercus acutissima
TENN-V-0080079 Maury Tennessee
TENN
Quercus acutissima
TENN-V-0081629 Fayette Kentucky
TENN
Quercus acutissima
TENN-V-0080082 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Quercus acutissima
TENN-V-0080077 Haywood Tennessee
TENN
Quercus acutissima
TENN-V-0080080 Putnam Tennessee
TENN
Quercus acutissima
APSC0013830 Knox Tennessee
APSC
Quercus acutissima
APSC0032095 Cheatham Tennessee
APSC
Quercus acutissima
MTSU009554 Rutherford Tennessee 26 Mar 1997 Joy Sapp
MTSU
Quercus acutissima
MTSU009590 Davidson Tennessee 28 Sep 1980 Becky Stevens
1
MTSU
Quercus acutissima
MTSU009606 Davidson Tennessee 02 Nov 2009 Richard Marko
60
MTSU
Quercus acutissima
MTSU009602 Rutherford Tennessee 20 Oct 1991 Lisa Dill
MTSU
Quercus acutissima
MTSU009597 Giles Tennessee 03 Oct 1999 Scott Sumners
MTSU
Quercus acutissima
MTSU009593 Madison Tennessee 08 Nov 1980 Doug M. McKee
22
MTSU
Quercus acutissima
MTSU009596 Davidson Tennessee 07 Sep 1994 Nancy Stewart
MTSU
Quercus acutissima
MTSU009591 Rutherford Tennessee 11 Oct 1988 Peggy Whaley
MTSU
Quercus acutissima
MTSU009594 Rutherford Tennessee 18 Oct 1991 Lisa Wilson
MTSU
Quercus acutissima
N/A Hawkins Tennessee 25 Aug 2019 Frosty Levy, Elaine Walker
ETSU
Quercus acutissima
ETSU026644 Hawkins Tennessee 25 Aug 2019 Frosty Levy, Elaine Walker
19799
ETSU
Quercus acutissima
MTSU009605 Rutherford Tennessee 03 Oct 2000 Jerry Gragg
MTSU
Quercus acutissima
MTSU009595 Wilson Tennessee 28 Nov 1996 Michael V Moody
MTSU
Quercus acutissima
MTSU009588 Rutherford Tennessee 16 Nov 1979 James Michael Ary
10
MTSU
Quercus acutissima
MTSU009601 Williamson Tennessee 25 Oct 2002 Leah Crow
MTSU
Quercus acutissima
MTSU009592 Madison Tennessee 08 Nov 1980 Rose Mary LaGrange
22
MTSU
Quercus acutissima
MTSU009604 Rutherford Tennessee 11 Apr 2010
MTSU
Quercus acutissima
MTSU009599 Rutherford Tennessee 25 Oct 2001 Sara Redmon
MTSU
Quercus acutissima
UCHT040268 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Quercus acutissima
UOS03029 Franklin Tennessee 03 Dec 2013 Mary P Priestley
UOS
Quercus acutissima
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Quercus acutissima - Joey Shaw
Quercus acutissima - Joey Shaw
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Quercus acutissima - Joey Shaw
Quercus acutissima - Joey Shaw
Quercus acutissima - Joey Shaw
Quercus acutissima - Joey Shaw
Quercus acutissima - Joey Shaw
Quercus acutissima - Joey Shaw
Quercus acutissima - Joey Shaw
Quercus acutissima - Joey Shaw
Quercus acutissima - Joey Shaw