Northbrook's Champion Bebb Oak (Quercus xbebbiana) (Quercus xbebbiana)

June 2002
International Oaks;Summer2002, Issue 13, p68
Academic Journal
The article presents information on Quercus xbebbiana, a Champion Bebb Oak that can be found in the village of Northbrook in Chicago, Illinois. Such oak tree derived its name from Michael Shuck Bebb, a botanist based in Illinois. It was Illinois director of public works Jim Reynolds who petitioned for the oak to be designated as the official tree of Northbrook.


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