TITLE

A Gallery of White Oaks

PUB. DATE
March 2006
SOURCE
International Oaks;Spring2006, Issue 17, p73
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents photographs of the white oak or Quercus alba. These include: Quercus alba trees at Starhill Forest Arboretum; Guy Sternberg with an old Quercus alba at Buffalo Rock, Illinois; a large burl formation in a Quercus alba tree in central Illinois; Quercus alba trees surrounding the tomb of Abraham Lincoln; and a broad-crowned savanna-origin Quercus alba around 200 years of age.
ACCESSION #
21175308

 

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