Definitions for quercus rubra
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northern red oak, Quercus rubra, Quercus borealis(noun)
large symmetrical deciduous tree with rounded crown widely distributed in eastern North America; has large leaves with triangular spiny tipped lobes and coarse-grained wood less durable than that of white oaks
Quercus rubra, commonly called northern red oak or champion oak, is an oak in the red oak group. It is a native of North America, in the northeastern United States and southeast Canada. It grows from the north end of the Great Lakes, east to Nova Scotia, south as far as Georgia and states with good soil that is slightly acidic. Often simply called "red oak", northern red oak is formally so named to distinguish it from southern red oak, also known as the Spanish oak. It is also the state tree of New Jersey.
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