Quercus chapmanii

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Chapman oak
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Fagales
Family: Fagaceae
Genus: Quercus
Species: Q. chapmanii
Binomial name
Quercus chapmanii
Sarg.
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Natural range of Quercus chapmanii

Quercus chapmanii, commonly referred to as the Chapman oak, is a species of oak tree that grows in the Southeastern United States.[1]

Taxonomy[edit]

Synonyms include Quercus minima forma pygmaea, Quercus minima forma reasoneri, Quercus obtusiloba var. parvifolia, and Quercus pygmaea.[2]

Description[edit]

Chapman oaks are perennial dicots.[3] They grow into shrubs or small trees up to 45 ft (13.7 m) in height.[4]

Distribution[edit]

Q. chapmanii is found in the states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina. [3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Duncan, Wilbur H.; Marion B. Duncan (1988). Trees of the Southeastern United States. Athens, Georgia: The University of Georgia Press. p. 229. ISBN 0-8203-1469-2. 
  2. ^ "Quercus chapmanii - Species Page". Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants. Institute for Systematic Botany, University of South Florida. Retrieved 2 January 2010. 
  3. ^ a b "PLANTS Profile for Quercus chapmanii (Chapman oak)". USDA PLANTS database. United States Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service. Retrieved 2 January 2010. 
  4. ^ "NPIN: Quercus chapmanii (Chapman oak)". Native Plant Database. University of Texas at Austin. Retrieved 2 January 2010. 

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