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Emory oak near Young, Arizona © Nanebah Lyndon
Emory oak acorns are a critically important commodity for...
Website Editor | Feb 12, 2021
Ecological Landscape Alliance
Murphy Westwood and Tim Boland presented on oak diversity...
Website Editor | Feb 12, 2021
Keiko Tokunaga's Illustrated Fagaceae
Shaun Haddock reviews Keiko Tokunaga's latest book.
Shaun Haddock | Feb 09, 2021

Plant Focus

Quercus texana New Madrid acorn
Disentangling the cultivar published as Quercus texana ‘New Madrid’

Latest Articles

2021 Platinum Proof coin
A new five-year series of US Mint coins is based on the lifecycle of the oak
Carrasca de Lecina
Two historic oaks are in the finals of the 11th European Tree of the Year contest

Latest Blog Posts

A video clip by filmmaker Alon Issashar focuses on oak trees in Israel
Quercus rotundifolia, phenology
Quercus rotundifolia trees were in full flower two months earlier than usual in southern Portugal
A strange oak name explained
Quercus dschorochensis
An unusual name based on a river in Turkey has quite a few variants
Quercus xturneri
Did you know that Turner's oak occurs in the wild? Allen Coombes and Giles Crisp, members of the International Oak Society, discuss this popular hybrid in an interesting "tree conversation."

Upcoming Events

Sep 29, 2021 to Oct 04, 2021
An IDS Tour will feature four iconic oak collections
Jan 17, 2022 to Jan 21, 2022
Oct 24, 2022
POSTPONED UNTIL FALL 2022! Dates will be notified in due course.
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