Quercus macrocarpa var. macrocarpa

ClassificationDicots
FamilyFagaceae
Family (Traditional)Fagaceae
GenusQuercus
Species: Quercus macrocarpa
Infrapecies:Quercus macrocarpa Michx. var. macrocarpa
Common NameBur Oak
Growth Habittree
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: Yes; Woody Herbaceous: Woody; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: tree; Region of Origin: North America; Reproductive Phenology: March; Reproductive Phenology: April; Reproductive Phenology: May; 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: lobed; 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; Pistil Number: 1; Placentation Type: Axillary; Sexuality: monoecious; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A
C value 6
StatusNative; TN[SNR] KY[SNR] (State Rank); G5T5 (Global Rank)

** 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.

  • State Boundaries
  • 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

No specimens exist for this species.

Plant Photos

Quercus macrocarpa var. macrocarpa - Dwayne Estes
Quercus macrocarpa var. macrocarpa - Dwayne Estes
Quercus macrocarpa var. macrocarpa - Dwayne Estes
Quercus macrocarpa var. macrocarpa - Dwayne Estes
Quercus macrocarpa var. macrocarpa - Dwayne Estes
Quercus macrocarpa var. macrocarpa - Dwayne Estes
Quercus macrocarpa var. macrocarpa - Dwayne Estes
Quercus macrocarpa var. macrocarpa - Dwayne Estes
Quercus macrocarpa var. macrocarpa - Dwayne Estes
Quercus macrocarpa var. macrocarpa - Dwayne Estes
Quercus macrocarpa var. macrocarpa - Dwayne Estes
Quercus macrocarpa var. macrocarpa - Dwayne Estes
Quercus macrocarpa var. macrocarpa - Dwayne Estes
Quercus macrocarpa var. macrocarpa - Dwayne Estes
Quercus macrocarpa var. macrocarpa - Joey Shaw
Quercus macrocarpa var. macrocarpa - Joey Shaw
Quercus macrocarpa var. macrocarpa - Milo Pyne
Quercus macrocarpa var. macrocarpa - Milo Pyne
Quercus macrocarpa var. macrocarpa - Milo Pyne
Quercus macrocarpa var. macrocarpa - Milo Pyne
Quercus macrocarpa var. macrocarpa - Milo Pyne
Quercus macrocarpa var. macrocarpa - Milo Pyne
Quercus macrocarpa var. macrocarpa - Theo Witsell
Quercus macrocarpa var. macrocarpa - Theo Witsell
Quercus macrocarpa var. macrocarpa - Theo Witsell
Quercus macrocarpa var. macrocarpa - Theo Witsell
Quercus macrocarpa var. macrocarpa - Theo Witsell
Quercus macrocarpa var. macrocarpa - Theo Witsell