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The Morton Arboretum, in collaboration with Botanic Gardens...
Website Editor | Jul 17, 2019
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Stelian Radu, a founding member of the IOS, accomplished an...
Website Editor | Jun 16, 2019
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Scientists in Poland have successfully micropropagated 500...
Website Editor | May 30, 2019

Plant Focus

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Quercus look is one of the least-known oaks of the arid mountains of the Middle East. It grows on Mount Hermon and in the Anti-Lebanon...

Latest Articles

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The Morton Arboretum is pleased to announce the release of the Conservation Gap Analysis of Native U.S. Oaks.
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Originally described as a species, Quercus ×dysophylla is now considered to be of hybrid origin.
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For over thirty years Bill Guion has pursued and photographed the live oaks of Louisiana.

Latest Blog Posts

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Guy Sternberg shares his photographs of the California Pre- and Post-Conference Tours.
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A volunteer seedling in Massey University campus in New Zealand turns out to be a rare Mexican oak.
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An exchange of emails in April this year discussed the origin of the champion specimen of Quercus look in the US.
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Diana Gardener has again forwarded some interesting news items related to oaks and their connection to the manufacture of wines and spirits.
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In November 2018 I had a long layover in Bogotá and had enough time for a quick visit to Parque Natural Chicaque, about an hour’s drive from the airport.

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Centenary celebrations related to the First World War (1914-1918) will be taking place throughout the 2014-2018 period, but 2015 will likely see the most important celebration in Australia and New...
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A Pleistocene Clone of Palmer's Oak Persisting in Southern California The distribution of Palmer's oak (Quercus palmeri Engelm.) includes numerous isolated populations that are presumably relicts...
For upwards of twenty years I have been planting oaks at the Arboretum de la Bergerette in southwest France, during which time at least 200 species of oak have already been trialed outdoors, and...
by Francisco Vázquez The fruits of Quercus are a source of energy that serves to generate new individuals, thanks to the energy content stored in the cotyledons. The cotyledons join forces with the...
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During this early autumn week of incomparable weather, twelve members of the IOS, and three others who were guests, enjoyed a truly memorable time in northern Greece.  There were 13 men and two women...
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