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An individual instance of Quercus macrocarpa (bur oak)
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This tree is located at the southeast corner of Garland Hall facing Library Lawn, behind the wrought iron fence.

The characteristics of bur oak are described more fully in the notes for the Bicentennial Oak, which is nearby.  This smaller tree has branches near the ground, so you can get a better look at the leaves.  This tree also often produces many acorns in the fall.

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This organism is a living specimen that is part of the  Vanderbilt University Arboretum  with the local identifier 2-412.

This particular organism is believed to have managed means of establishment.

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Quercus macrocarpa


sec. 1993

common name: bur oak
family: Fagaceae
Identified 2014-09-11 by Steven J. Baskauf


southeast of Garland Hall, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, US
Click on these geocoordinates to load a map showing the location: 36.14622°, -86.80154°
Coordinate uncertainty about: 10 m.

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whole tree (or vine) - general 1993 =

Flora of North America Editorial Committee, eds., 1993. Flora of North America North of Mexico. Flora of North America Association, New York, NY, US and Oxford, UK.

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