Swamp White Oak
The Quercus Bicolor
is commonly known as Swamp White Oak
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Swamp white oak occurs mainly in the midwestern states from Iowa,
southern Wisconsin, Michigan, and Ohio south to northern Kentucky.
Isolated populations occur in Minnesota, New England, Quebec, Ontario,
Tennessee, and North Carolina [18
The currently accepted scientific name of swamp white oak is Quercus
bicolor Willd. (Fagaceae) [10
]. There are no recognized varieties or
forms. Swamp white oak hybridizes with the following [10
Q. alba (Q. X jackiana Schneider)
Q. stellata (Q. X substellata Trel.)
Q. lyrata (Q. X humidicola E.J. Palmer)
Q. macrocarpa (Q. X Hillii Trel.)
Q. X introgressa is a hybrid cross formed with another hybrid parent
]. Q. meuhlenbergii is introgressed by Q. prinoides and Q. bicolor.
For more information on swamp white oak hybrids see Little [36
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Much of the information presented here is attributed to:
Snyder, S. A. 1992. Quercus bicolor In: Fire Effects Information System, [Online].
U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service,
Rocky Mountain Research Station, Fire Sciences Laboratory (Producer). Available at USDA Forest Service.