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Karl Georg Theodor Kotschy was an Austrian botanist and...
Eike Jablonski | Jun 11, 2016
Quercus grisea - Greenlee County, AZ
This article is an account of the oak field trip organized...
Charles Snyers | Sep 22, 2017
North American oaks have a northern temperate origin and...
Website Editor | Oct 12, 2017

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Quercus acutissima subsp. kingii
Quercus acutissima Carruth. is a species whose natural distribution covers a vast territory in East and Southeast Asia, from central Nepal...

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Doug McCreary, long-time member of the IOS, died earlier this year.
Quercus acutissima Carruth. is a species whose natural distribution covers a vast territory in East and Southeast Asia, from central Nepal...
Bob Berry, renowned oak collector and longtime member of the IOS, died August 2, 2018 at the age of 102 in Gisborne, New Zealand. Bob...
The Action Oak partnership was launched at this year’s Chelsea Flower Show in London last May
Given its rugged beauty and hardiness, Quercus rugosa is recommended for gardens, parks, and arboreta in most regions. As it grows...
In October 2017, I visited Palomar Mountain State Park, San Diego County, California to collect acorns of the interior live oak, Quercus...
New research published in Nature Plants provides insights into why oaks are long lived. 
North America is home to 91 species of oak trees. Astoundingly, the various species rarely, if ever, occur alone. Where one kind of oak is...
To honor Estonia’s centenary, we chose as subject for this article in our series on Historic Oaks, Estonia’s largest, oldest, and most...
Illinois State Museum features dwarf chinkapin oak, discovered in Illinois during an IOS Tour, as part of the Illinois Bicentennial...
Plant pathologists from the California Department of Agriculture (CDFA) recently identified a new species of fungal pathogen that infects...
Ed Holm lived in Redwood City, California and was born on 4 September 1930 and died 1 January 2018.

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