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A single specimen found!
Website Editor | Aug 11, 2022
Quercus engelmannii seedling
Importing acorns for ex-situ conservation
Josephine Brennan | Aug 02, 2022
Quercus welshii on dunes site south of Kayenta, Ariz.
A threatened oak found in northern Arizona and southern...
Cindy Newlander | Jul 31, 2022

Plant Focus

Quercus tonduzii with acorn
An oak found only on a volcano in Costa Rica

Historic Oaks

Farewell to a Champ

Burnt Champion Gray Oak

Fire takes the National Champion Gray Oak

The Kaive Oak

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In a meadow in the parish of Sēme, municipality of Tukums, Latvia, some 500 m from Kaive Manor, stands the Kaive Oak.

The Genesee Valley Oaks

Genesee Valley Oak by Brian Kelley

The oak savanna at Genesee features a collection of large, open-grown oak trees.

Denmark's Navy Oaks Repurposed

The Chair by Hans Wegner, Richard Strauss, National Museum of American History

Oaks planted to rebuild Denmark's navy have served other uses.

The Lyytikkylä Oak in Finland

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Despite damage, the Lyytikkylä Oak is still the thickest oak in Finland

Sacred Oaks of Serbia

Quercus cerris champion tree in spring 2016. Photo from Šušić et al. (2016)

In Serbian tradition, in almost every village or hamlet there is at least one tree deemed by the inhabitants to be special.

Two Oaks in the Running for European Tree of the Year 2021

Carrasca de Lecina

Two historic oaks are in the finals of the 11th European Tree of the Year contest

Dąb Józef (The Józef Oak)

Jozef Oak

This renowned Quercus robur caught the eye of an artist and concealed refugees.

Bătrânul Carpaților: the Old Man of the Carpathians

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A massive Quercus robur stands outside the village of Mercheașa, a quiet rural locality in central Romania.

The White Oak in Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria

Quercus alba at Melbourne Botanic Gardens

One of the largest oaks at Melbourne’s Royal Botanic Gardens has fallen.

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