Definition of Quercus rubra

1. Noun. Large symmetrical deciduous tree with rounded crown widely distributed in eastern North America; has large leaves with triangular spiny tipped lobes and coarse-grained wood less durable than that of white oaks.

Exact synonyms: Northern Red Oak, Quercus Borealis
Generic synonyms: Red Oak

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Quercus Rubra

Quercus macrocarpa
Quercus marilandica
Quercus michauxii
Quercus mongolica
Quercus montana
Quercus muehlenbergii
Quercus myrtifolia
Quercus nigra
Quercus nuttalli
Quercus palustris
Quercus petraea
Quercus phellos
Quercus prinoides
Quercus prinus
Quercus robur
Quercus rubra
Quercus sessiliflora
Quercus shumardii
Quercus stellata
Quercus suber
Quercus texana
Quercus vaccinifolia
Quercus variabilis
Quercus velutina
Quercus virginiana
Quercus wislizenii
Quercus wizlizenii
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Literary usage of Quercus rubra

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1. The Principal Species of Wood: Their Characteristic Properties by Charles Henry Snow (1908)
"quercus rubra Linn. Nomenclature. (Sud worth.) Red Oak (local and common name). Black Oak (Vt., Conn., NY, Wis., la., Neb., So. Dak. ..."

2. The Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science by Iowa Academy of Science (1892)
"attached singly to buds of quercus rubra; they fall to the ground in ... The galls are attached to the underside of the leaves of quercus rubra and Q. ..."

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