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Quercus imbricaria . Michx
SHINGLE OAK
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Quercus imbricaria, Shingle or Live Oak
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Quercus imbricaria, Shingle or Live Oak

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Quercus imbricaria
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Quercus imbricaria
Quercus imbricaria
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Quercus imbricaria

Quercus imbricaria
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Quercus imbricaria
Quercus imbricaria, whole tree or vine - general
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Quercus imbricaria, whole tree or vine - general

Quercus imbricaria, leaf - showing orientation on twig
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Quercus imbricaria, leaf - showing orientation on twig
Quercus imbricaria, leaf - whole upper surface
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Quercus imbricaria, leaf - whole upper surface

Quercus imbricaria, bark - of a large tree
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Quercus imbricaria, bark - of a large tree
Quercus imbricaria, leaf - unspecified
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Quercus imbricaria, leaf - unspecified

Quercus imbricaria, leaf - unspecified
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Quercus imbricaria, leaf - unspecified
Quercus imbricaria, fruit - lateral or general close-up
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Quercus imbricaria, fruit - lateral or general close-up

Quercus imbricaria, twig - orientation of petioles
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Quercus imbricaria, twig - orientation of petioles
Quercus imbricaria, leaf - margin of upper + lower surface
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Quercus imbricaria, leaf - margin of upper + lower surface

Associates · map
FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Achilidae  Catonia @ MEMU_ENT (1)
Amanitaceae  Amanita pseudoverna @ BPI (1)
Aphididae  Monellia caryella @ AMNH_PBI (1)
Cicadellidae  Empoasca distracta @ III (1)

Empoasca erigeron @ III (1)

Empoasca fabae @ III (2)

Erasmoneura nigra @ III (1)

Erasmoneura vulnerata @ III (1)

Eratoneura acantha @ III (13)

Eratoneura aculeata @ III (1)

Eratoneura adunca @ III (2)

Eratoneura affinis @ III (4)

Eratoneura alicia @ III (16)

Eratoneura amethica @ III (5)

Eratoneura ardens @ III (4)

Eratoneura arpegia @ III (14)

Eratoneura arta @ III (2)

Eratoneura basilaris @ III (1)

Eratoneura bigemina @ III (2)

Eratoneura bispinosa @ III (1)

Eratoneura campora @ III (7)

Eratoneura carmini @ III (1)

Eratoneura confirmata @ NCSU (1); III (19); AMNH_IZC (1)

Eratoneura contracta @ III (2)

Eratoneura curta @ III (4)

Eratoneura delongi @ III (2)

Eratoneura dira @ III (1)

Eratoneura econa @ III (3)

Eratoneura gilesi @ III (8)

Eratoneura harnedi @ III (7)

Eratoneura hartii @ III (1)

Eratoneura igella @ III (1)

Eratoneura imbricariae @ III (13)

Eratoneura lenta @ III (10)

Eratoneura lunata @ III (1)

Eratoneura maga @ III (4)

Eratoneura manus @ III (1)

Eratoneura marilandicae @ III (3)

Eratoneura metopia @ AMNH_IZC (1); III (17)

Eratoneura millsi @ III (1)

Eratoneura minor @ III (2)

Eratoneura osborni @ III (2)

Eratoneura parvipes @ III (1)

Eratoneura penesica @ III (2)

Eratoneura separata @ III (1)

Eratoneura spinifera @ III (1)

Eratoneura tenuitas @ III (1)

Eratoneura teshi @ III (1)

Eratoneura torella @ III (1)

Eratoneura trivittata @ III (24); NCSU (1)

Eratoneura usitata @ III (1)

Erythridula albescens @ III (2)

Erythridula bicornis @ III (1)

Erythridula brundusa @ III (1)

Erythridula clavata @ III (1)

Erythridula cornipes @ III (3)

Erythridula cruciformis @ III (1)

Erythridula fulvocephala @ III (1)

Erythridula fumida @ III (2)

Erythridula noeva @ III (3)

Erythridula obvia @ III (1)

Erythridula penelutea @ III (2)

Erythridula penenoeva @ III (2)

Erythridula perita @ III (1)

Erythridula rubens @ III (1)

Erythridula tenuispica @ III (3)

Erythridula ulmosa @ III (1)

Erythridula zephyr @ III (4)

Erythroneura beameri @ III (1)

Erythroneura bistrata @ III (2)

Erythroneura calycula @ III (1)

Erythroneura infuscata @ III (2)

Erythroneura octonotata @ III (1)

Erythroneura vitis @ III (1)
Cortinariaceae  Cortinarius lilacinus @ BPI (1)
Cronartiaceae  Cronartium californicum @ BPI (1)

Cronartium cerebrum @ BPI (31)

Cronartium fusiforme @ BPI (18)

Cronartium meineckii @ BPI (1)

Cronartium strobilinum @ BPI (6)
Cryphonectriaceae  Endothia gyrosa @ BPI (2)
Dermateaceae  Gloeosporium septorioides @ BPI (3)

Marssonina martinii @ BPI (1)

Marssonina quercina @ BPI (2)
Erysiphaceae  Microsphaera alni @ BPI (3)

Microsphaera quercina @ BPI (2)

Oidium obductum @ BPI (2)
Flatidae  Ormenis pruinosa @ MEMU_ENT (1)
Hyponectriaceae  Physalospora @ 598737B (1); 598737A (1)
Hysteriaceae  Hysterographium vulvatum @ BPI (1)
Inocybaceae  Inocybe subradiata @ BPI (1)
Massarinaceae  Massarina eburnea @ BPI (1)
Membracidae  Cyrtolobus arcuatus @ UDCC_TCN (1)

Cyrtolobus fuliginosus @ AMNH_ENT (2); UDCC_TCN (1)

Microcentrus @ MEMU_ENT (1)

Ophiderma definita @ NCSU (1); UDCC_TCN (1)

Ophiderma flavicephala @ UDCC_TCN (8)

Ophiderma grisea @ UDCC_TCN (1)

Platycotis vittata @ NCSU (15)

Smilia camelus @ UDCC_TCN (1); NCSU (1)

Telamona monticola @ UDCC_TCN (2); AMNH_ENT (1)
Microstromataceae  Microstroma album @ BPI (3)
Phaeosphaeriaceae  Stagonospora septorioides @ BPI (1)
Polyporaceae  Fomes applanatus @ BPI (1)

Fomes fraxineus @ BPI (1)

Polyporus clitocybe @ BPI (1)

Polyporus hispidus @ BPI (1)

Polyporus obtusus @ BPI (1)
Septobasidiaceae  Septobasidium cokeri @ BPI (1)
Steccherinaceae  Irpex cinnamomeus @ BPI (1)

Irpex mollis @ BPI (1)
Stereaceae  Stereum fasciatum @ BPI (1)
Taphrinaceae  Taphrina caerulescens @ BPI (2)
Tricholomataceae  Tricholoma ustaliforme @ BPI (1)

Tricholoma virgineum @ BPI (1)

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Quercus imbricaria Michx.
shingle oak

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General Information
Symbol: QUIM
Group: Dicot
Family: Fagaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit : Tree
Native Status : L48   N
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Robert H. Mohlenbrock. USDA NRCS. 1995. Northeast wetland flora: Field office guide to plant species . Northeast National Technical Center, Chester. Provided by USDA NRCS Wetland Science Institute (WSI). Usage Requirements .

Robert H. Mohlenbrock. USDA NRCS. 1995. Northeast wetland flora: Field office guide to plant species . Northeast National Technical Center, Chester. Provided by USDA NRCS Wetland Science Institute (WSI). Usage Requirements .

©J.S. Peterson. USDA NRCS National Plant Data Center (NPDC). United States, MO, Saint Louis, Missouri Botanical Garden. October 14, 2002. Usage Requirements .

Steve Hurst. Provided by ARS Systematic Botany and Mycology Laboratory . United States, OH. Usage Requirements .

Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. 3 vols. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York. Vol. 1: 622. Provided by Kentucky Native Plant Society . Scanned by Omnitek Inc . Usage Requirements .

USDA NRCS. Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide to plant species. USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service. Provided by NRCS National Wetland Team . Usage Requirements .

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Classification

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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Hamamelididae
Order Fagales
Family Fagaceae – Beech family
Genus Quercus L. – oak
Species Quercus imbricaria Michx. – shingle oak

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New Jersey shingle oak Endangered

Wetland Status

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North America
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain FAC
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont FAC
Great Plains FAC
Midwest FACU
Northcentral & Northeast FACU

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17. Quercus imbricaria Michaux, no. 9, plates 15, 16. 1801.

Shingle oak

Trees , deciduous, to 20 m. Bark grayish brown, fissures and ridges shallow, inner bark pinkish. Twigs greenish brown to brown, 1.5-3(-4) mm diam., glabrous or sparsely pubescent. Terminal buds brown to reddish brown, ovoid, 3-6 mm, distinctly 5-angled in cross section, scales minutely ciliate on margins. Leaves: petiole 10-20 mm, glabrous. Leaf blade ovate or elliptic to obovate, usually widest near middle, 80-200 × 15-75 mm, base obtuse to cuneate, occasionally rounded, margins entire with 1 apical awn, apex acute to obtuse; surfaces abaxially uniformly pubescent, adaxially lustrous, glabrous. Acorns biennial; cup deeply saucer-shaped to cup-shaped, 5-9 mm high × 10-18 mm wide, covering 1/3-1/2 nut, outer surface puberulent, inner surface light brown to reddish brown and glabrous or with a few hairs around nut scar, scale tips tightly appressed, acute; nut ovoid to subglobose, 9-18 × 10-18 mm, often striate, having 1 or more indistinct rings of minute pits at apex, glabrate, scar diam. 5-9 mm. 2 n = 24.