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Article Title

The Fagaceae of Iowa

Document Type

Research

Abstract

The oak family comprises five genera and 375 species. The family is of wide geographical distribution, and from an economic point of view, of very great value. Four genera occur in the United States, namely, Fagus (the Beech), Castanea (the Chestnut), Quercus (the Oak), and Castanopsis. The number of species and varieties recognized is 87. Of this number 82 belong to the genus Quercus, one each to Fagus and Castanopsis, and three to Castanea. The only genus indigenous to Iowa is Quercus, the oak, and the number of species recognized is 15.

Publication Date

1900

Journal Title

Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Sciences

Volume

8

Issue

1

First Page

177

Last Page

196

Copyright

© Copyright 1900 by the Iowa Academy of Science, Inc.

Language

en

File Format

application/pdf

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