southern red oak


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Related to southern red oak: pin oak, post oak, Water Tupelo, willow oak, winged elm, water oak
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Synonyms for southern red oak

large round-topped deciduous tree with spreading branches having narrow falcate leaves with deeply sinuate lobes and wood similar to that of northern red oaks

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Hardwood species selected by RCWs at BNF, such as white oak, post oak and southern red oak, have deeply-grooved or loose bark that may appear texturally similar to pine substrates used by RCWs.
Death rates of dry site dominants (longleaf pine, post oak, southern red oak) were consistently higher than mesic site species.
The Southern Red Oak infected in Sussex, which is around 100 years old, is native of the United States.
Red oak: American red oak, northern red oak, southern red oak, Spanish oak, swamp red oak, cherrybark oak, scarlet oak, shumard oak, pin oak, nuttall oak
Several oaks do well in the Atlanta area; you might want to consider either southern red oak or willow oak.
The deadly pathogen was first found in a southern red oak in Sussex last month.
The demand for northern hard maple increased 13.9%, while southern red oak and Appalachian white oak experienced average annual growth rates of only 1.4 % and 0.6%, respectively.
Southern red oak (Quercus falcate) had the highest value (83.0 lb/[ft.sup.3]), and white oak (Quercus alba) had the lowest (77.0 lb/[ft.sup.3]).
The biggest crowns of all are the forests-by-themselves canopies of a southern red oak (156 feet) in Thomaston, Georgia; a swamp chestnut oak (Quercus michauxii) (148 feet) in Fayette County, Alabama; and the co-champion live oak (140 feet) in Waycross, Georgia.
in Indianapolis, IN, says that northern red oak's slow growth makes it superior to southern red oak. "It is the slower growth dictated by climate that gives wider growth rings as well as a finer-grained wood," Lorenz says.
[Graph omitted] TABLE 1 Accelerated schedule for 25-mm-thick southern red oak. (a) MC DBT WBT (%) ([degrees]F) >40 100 97 40 100 96 39 100 96 38 100 95 37 100 94 36 100 93 35 100 92 34 102 92 33 104 93 32 106 94 31 108 95 30 110 96 29 112 95 28 114 94 27 116 93 26 118 92 25 120 90 24 122 88 23 124 86 22 126 84 21 128 82 20 130 80 19 134 84 18 138 88 17 142 92 16 146 96 15 150 100 (a)MC = moisture content; DBT = dry-bulb temperature; WBT = wet- bulb temperature.
"Northern red oak" (also called "gray oak" because of its bark) is, at least mostly, geographically separated from "southern red oak," known to some as "Spanish oak" but never to be mistaken for "scarlet oak," whose blazing red leaves easily distinguish it from the "Shumard red oak." If you find those easy to sort out, try "black oak," a member of the red-oak group, once known for its importance in making yellow dye!
i = 1 = red oak, 2 white oak, 3 = southern red oak, 4 = poplar, 5 = sweetgum, 6 = hickory, 7 = beech
Seven species of eastern red oaks growing in Alabama were investigated: southern red oak (Quercus falcata), northern red oak (Quercus rubra L.), black oak (Quercus velutina), shumard oak (Quercus shumardii Buck L.), willow oak (Quercus phellos L.), laurel oak (Quercus laurifolia), and water oak (Quercus nigra L.).
These values are somewhat greater than those listed for willow oak (18.9%) and for southern red oak (16.1%) in the Wood Handbook [12].
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