Hydrangea quercifolia Bartram
OAKLEAF HYDRANGEA
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Hydrangea quercifolia, twig - orientation of petioles
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Hydrangea quercifolia, Oakleaf hydrangea, plant
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Associates · map
FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Cicadellidae  Erasmoneura vulnerata @ III (1)

Eratoneura concisa @ III (2)

Erythridula tridens @ III (1)
Diaspididae  Diaspidiotus ancylus @ CSCA_TCN (3)
Halictidae  Halictus confusus @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Lasioglossum coeruleum @ AMNH_BEE (1)
Reduviidae  Apiomerus crassipes @ MEMU_ENT (1)

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Hydrangea quercifolia Bartr.

Hydrangea quercifolia plant

Family - Hydrangeaceae

Stems - To 2.5m tall, multiple from base, branching, woody.

Leaves - Opposite, 5-7 lobed, petiolate, margins serrate, tomentose below, sparsely hairy to glabrous above, to +12cm broad, +15cm long.

Hydrangea quercifolia leaf

Hydrangea quercifolia leaf

Hydrangea quercifolia leaf

Inflorescence - Dense, terminal panicle to +30cm long. Peduncle and axis puberulent to tomentose.

Flowers - Outer flowers of inflorescence with 4 white, petaloid sepals (petals absent), sterile, to +2.5cm broad. Inner flowers small, with greenish sepals, fertile. Stamens 8-10, spreading. Filaments greenish-white, to 8mm long, glabrous. Anthers biglobose, whitish, 1.2mm broad.

Hydrangea quercifolia flowers Inner flowers.

Flowering - June - August.

Habitat - Cultivated.

Origin - Native to southeastern U.S. (Florida, Georgia, Mississippi).

Other info. - This species is unmistakable while flowering because of the large panicles it produces. There are around 7-8 cultivars on the market. It prefers well drained yet cool soil.
The species name means "Oak-leaved" and the leaves do slightly resemble those of the Red Oak group.

Photographs taken at the Kansas City Zoo, 7-9-00.


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Hydrangea quercifolia W. Bartram
oakleaf hydrangea

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General Information
Symbol: HYQU3
Group: Dicot
Family: Hydrangeaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit : Shrub
Native Status : L48   N
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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 Rosidae
Order Rosales
Family Hydrangeaceae – Hydrangea family
Genus Hydrangea L. – hydrangea
Species Hydrangea quercifolia W. Bartram – oakleaf hydrangea

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Wildlife

Food

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Cover

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Miller, J.H., and K.V. Miller. 1999. Forest plants of the southeast and their wildlife uses . Southern Weed Science Society.

Description of Values

Value Class Food Cover
High Average 25-50% of diet Regular source of cover
Low 5-10% of diet Infrequently used as cover
Minor 2-5% of diet Sparsely used as cover
Moderate Average 10-25% of diet Occasional source of cover


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