Quercus rubra Linnaeus var. rubra . Red Oak. Phen: Apr; Aug-Sep (of the second year). Hab: Moist to fairly dry forests of slopes, coves, and ravines, below 1000 meters elevation. Dist: Widespread in e. North America, south to e. VA, GA, AL, MS, AR, and OK.
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Syn: = F, FNA3, K1, Mi, RAB, WV; = Quercus borealis var. maxima – G, GrPl; = Quercus maxima – S; < Quercus rubra – Ar, C, Il, K3, K4, Mo3, NE, NY, Pa, Tn, Va, W