An individual instance of Quercus lyrata (overcup oak)
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This tree is described on Vanderbilt Alumnus Magazine v2 n5 (March 1917): 131.

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

This organismal entity has the scope: multicellular organism.

It has the name "Garland Oak".

Remarks: The Garland Oak was a significant landmark in the early history of Vanderbilt University. It died about 1911.


Quercus lyrata


sec. Vanderbilt 1917

common name: overcup oak
family: Fagaceae
Identified 1917-03 by anonymous

Identification remarks: Vanderbilt Alumnus Magazine 2(5):131 (March 1917) states that the Garland Oak was an overcup oak.


Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, US
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Coordinate uncertainty about: 5 m.

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Vanderbilt 1917 =

anonymous, 1917. The Garland Oak. Vanderbilt Alumnus Magazine 2(5):131. Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, US.

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