Quercus pagoda Raf.

  • Authority

    Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.

  • Family


  • Scientific Name

    Quercus pagoda Raf.

  • Description

    Species Description - Large tree, to 30(–35) m; bark of middle-sized trunks with numerous small, flat plates, much as in Prunus serotina, at full maturity finely multiridged and -furrowed; lvs more regularly and uniformly lobed than in no. 22 [Quercus falcata Michx.], the middle lobes usually with short, widely spreading upper edge and longer, more tapering lower edge, the terminal lobe relatively short and broad, often tapering from the base, not falcate; otherwise much like no. 22 [Quercus falcata Michx.] Typically in bottomland hardwood forests; s. N.J. to Ga., nw. Fla., and e. Tex. mainly on the coastal plain, and up the Mississippi embayment to w. Ky. and s. Ind. (Q. falcata var. pagodaefolia)

  • Common Names