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
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Nixon, K. <i>et al.</i>
Previously published Red List assessments:
1998 Rare (R)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Small isolated subpopulations occupying an area less than 500 km².
Countries occurrence:
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.

Citation: Nixon, K. et al.. 1998. Quercus georgiana. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T34011A9828117. . Downloaded on 10 October 2015.
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