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Quercus georgiana

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA FAGALES FAGACEAE

Scientific Name: Quercus georgiana
Species Authority: M.A.Curtis
Common Name(s):
English Georgia Oak

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered B1+2ce ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Nixon, K. <i>et al.</i>
History:
1997 Rare (Walter and Gillett 1998)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Small isolated subpopulations occupying an area less than 500 km².
Countries:
Native:
United States (Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina)
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Restricted to granite outcrops.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The impact of tourism is considerable on Stone Mt Drought; poor regeneration, soil erosion and compaction are all weakening the status of the species.

Bibliography [top]

Center for Plant Conservation (CPC). 1992. Printout of CPC's data for North American plants.

Govaerts, R. 1994. Checklist of Quercus species world wide (unpublished).

Nixon, K., Hess, W., Coombes, A. and Rodriguez, M. 1996. Discussions on the status of Quercus species in the Americas. Regional workshop for the Conservation and Sustainable Management of Trees project.

Oldfield, S., Lusty, C. and MacKinven, A. (compilers). 1998. The World List of Threatened Trees. World Conservation Press, Cambridge, UK.


Citation: Nixon, K. et al. 1998. Quercus georgiana. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 25 July 2014.
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