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Allan Taylor
A long-standing member of the IOS and fomer editor of Oak...
Panayoti Kelaidis | Dec 17, 2022
A new study resolves many nomenclatural problems in the...
Carlos Vila-Viçosa | Dec 09, 2022
The team at SDZWA
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Amy Byrne | Dec 06, 2022

Plant Focus

Quercus macdougallii
A rare oak endemic to the Sierra Juárez in Oaxaca


A strange oak name explained
Posted Tue, 2021-02-09 11:48 in Patrick Vereecke's blog
An unusual name based on a river in Turkey has quite a few variants
Quercus dschorochensis
Posted Sat, 2021-02-06 18:45 in Patrick Vereecke's blog
Did you know that Turner's oak occurs in the wild?
Quercus xturneri
Posted Mon, 2020-12-14 13:35 in Charles Snyers's blog
Sometimes when you least expect it, good things happen.
Posted Sun, 2020-12-13 11:08 in Gaurav Verma's blog
Linnaeus wrote in his prologue of Quercus cerris that it "lives in Spain," but the species does not occur naturally there...
Posted Wed, 2020-12-02 15:08 in Patrick Vereecke's blog
Sabima, a Norwegian NGO, got in touch to let us know about their Hollow Oak Advent Calendar.
Posted Wed, 2020-11-25 20:36 in Roderick Cameron's blog
A documentary inspired by a painting of an oak in Israel.
Posted Sat, 2020-10-10 11:01 in Ezra Barnea's blog
Oaks have been featured in several operas. Here is a list of what we found.
Posted Fri, 2020-10-09 15:27 in Roderick Cameron's blog
Feedback on the Hybrid Highlight on Quercus ×vilmoriniana
Posted Tue, 2020-06-16 15:24 in Roderick Cameron's blog
The Oak Action Group of Farm Forestry New Zealand is planning to establish American Red Oak Timber Trial Blocks.
Seedlings examined by Oak Interest Group
Posted Wed, 2020-06-10 10:46 in Kathryn Hurr's blog
Remembering John Fairey, legendary plantsman and founder of the amazing Peckerwood Garden, who sadly passed away March 17, 2020.
Posted Thu, 2020-05-21 14:55 in Adam Black's blog
James MacEwen reports on encouraging results propagating rare oaks from Mexico and Cuba.
Posted Tue, 2020-04-28 12:37 in James MacEwen's blog