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

Plant Focus

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...


Some large acorns from Portugal lead to interesting correspondence with Iberian oak expert Francisco Vázquez.
Posted Wed, 2014-12-03 15:42 in Roderick Cameron's blog
I recently had the opportunity of seeing one of the largest pedunculate oaks (Quercus robur) in South America.
Posted Wed, 2014-12-03 11:49 in Roderick Cameron's blog
A brief trip to Taiwan viewing Fagaceae.
Posted Tue, 2014-12-02 11:45 in Gert Fortgens's blog
The IOS initiates a project to improve its www.oaknames.org website.
Posted Mon, 2014-12-01 09:15 in Charles Snyers's blog
Quercus ×egglestonii in Fairview Park in Columbia, Missouri.
Posted Sun, 2014-11-23 03:46 in Ryan Russell's blog
The Anchorena Alcornoque revisted and a stand of century-old cork oaks in Montevideo, Uruguay.
Posted Thu, 2014-11-20 21:11 in Roderick Cameron's blog
Three photos from my scouting trips in preparation for the Post-Conference Tour in October 2015...
Posted Thu, 2014-11-20 11:52 in James Hitz's blog
Q. crassifolia Bonpl. puts on record growth in Arboretum des Pouyouleix
Posted Thu, 2014-11-20 11:23 in Béatrice Chassé's blog
A group of 13 people spent three wonderful days in the bootheel of the Italian peninsula, viewing specimens of several oak species...
Posted Thu, 2014-11-20 11:11 in Dirk Benoit's blog
The Oak Open Days at Trompenburg were a great success, with interesting lectures and garden walks among the Netherlands Plant Collection for Quercus in Rotterdam.
Posted Sun, 2014-10-12 20:41 in Jeroen Braakman's blog
IOS-member Teodoro Marañón has sent me links to a special issue of the Spanish journal "Ecosistemas" (Ecosystems) that he has co-edited.
Posted Fri, 2014-08-29 11:47 in Roderick Cameron's blog
Quercus on Ardnamurchan Peninsula, the most westerly point of mainland Britain.
Posted Fri, 2014-08-22 22:23 in Roderick Cameron's blog


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