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An individual instance of Quercus shumardii (Shumard's oak)
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This Shumard oak is on your right when facing the main entrance of Furman Hall.To learn more about the history of this tree and about Furman Hall, go to its history page..

Shumard oaks are a native oak in the red oak group. That means that their leaves have relatively large, pointed lobes. It can be difficult to distinguish between members of the red oak group, but Shumanrd oaks sometimes have a waxy, gray surface on their twigs that can be distinctive.

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This organism is a living specimen that is part of the  Vanderbilt University Arboretum  with the local identifier 2-455.

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Quercus shumardii


sec. 1993

common name: Shumard's oak
family: Fagaceae
Identified 2020-03-25 by Steven J. Baskauf


Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, US
Click on these geocoordinates to load a map showing the location: 36.147682°, -86.801050°
Coordinate uncertainty about: 10 m.
Altitude: 163 m.

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whole tree (or vine) - winter
whole tree (or vine) - winter 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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