New York Metropolitan Flora

Quercus x giffordii (Q. ilicifolia x Q. phellos) Trel. - Hybrid Oak

Native , Rare

By Steven D. Glenn

Not peer reviewed

Last Modified 02/14/2012

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Quercus x giffordii

Common Names

Hybrid Oak

General Discussion

Quercus x giffordii Trel. Proc. Amer. Philos. Soc. 56: 49. 1917.

This hybrid oak results from the crossing of bear and willow oaks and occurs infrequently in the New York metropolitan area; intermediate in characters between the two parents.