Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Quercus coccinea Münchhausen. Scarlet Oak. Phen: Apr-May; Sep-Nov (of the second year). Hab: Xeric upland forests. Dist: Centered in the Appalachians, from s. ME south to c. AL, but ranging west to MS, ne. AR (Crowleys Ridge), s. IL, and s. MI.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Syn: = Ar, C, F, FNA3, G, Il, K3, K4, Mo3, NE, NY, Pa, RAB, S, Tn, Va, W, WV; > Quercus coccinea var. coccinea – K1; > Quercus coccinea var. tuberculata – K1

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image of plant© Keith Bradley
image of plant© Richard & Teresa Ware
image of plant© Richard & Teresa Ware