From Flora of Indiana (1940) by Charles C. Deam
This is believed to be a hybrid between Quercus bicolor and Quercus macrocarpa. This hybrid is known from a specimen collected by R. M. Kriebel from a single tree in Lawrence County.
Characteristics: intermediate of the parents, especially the leaves and fruit.
Similar species: Quercus x schuettei is a hybrid of Quercus bicolor and Quercus macrocarpa. The attributes of the hybrid tend to be intermediate of the parents. See links below for further information on the parents.
Habitat and ecology: Usually where both parents are found.
Occurence in the Chicago region: native
Etymology: Quercus is the Latin name for oak.
Author: The Morton Arboretum
Citation: The vPlants Project. vPlants: A Virtual Herbarium of the Chicago Region. http://www.vplants.org
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