CPC Plant Profile: Mapleleaf Oak
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Mapleleaf Oak (Quercus acerifolia)

Description
  • Global Rank: G1 - Critically Imperiled
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Fagaceae
  • State: AR
  • Nature Serve ID: 129701
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 03/05/1993

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Updates
Center for Plant Conservation
  • 10/08/2021
  • Genetic Research

As noted at a 2020 GCCO meeting, The Morton Arboretum Conservation Biology lab is collecting 19 microsat regions for 316 garden vs. 148 wild individuals to compare genetic diversity capture.

Center for Plant Conservation
  • 10/08/2021
  • Conservation Grove

As noted at a 2020 meeting of the Global Conservation Consortium of Oaks, The Morton Arboretum is planning a conservation grove of 200 Quercus acerifolia trees.

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Nomenclature
Taxon Quercus acerifolia
Authority (E.J. Palmer) Stoynoff & W.J. Hess
Family Fagaceae
CPC Number 3693
ITIS 507142
USDA QUAC2
Common Names Maple-leaved Oak | maple-leaf oak | mapleleaf oak
Associated Scientific Names Quercus shumardii var. acerifolia | Quercus acerifolia
Distribution
State Rank
State State Rank
Arkansas S1
Habitat

Ecological Relationships

Pollinators
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Reintroduction
Lead Institution State Reintroduction Type Year of First Outplanting

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