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Quercus acerifolia

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA FAGALES FAGACEAE

Scientific Name: Quercus acerifolia
Species Authority: (E.J.Palmer) Stoynoff & Hess
Common Name(s):
English Maple-leaved Oak
Taxonomic Notes: Data accumulated by Stoynoff and Hess support the contention that the taxon is a species and not a subspecies of Q. shumardii.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered B1+2bc ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Hess, W.J.
History:
1997 Endangered (Walter and Gillett 1998)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Three localities of this species are known, two of them having been discovered recently in central-west Arkansas.
Countries:
Native:
United States (Arkansas)
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Population [top]

Population: The subpopulations are small, each numbering less than 500, but stable.

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Open glades and shrubland.
Systems: Terrestrial

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Contained within a national forest.

Citation: Hess, W.J. 1998. Quercus acerifolia. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 30 September 2014.
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