Northern red oak

Prepared by Jennifer L. D’Appollonio, Assistant Scientist, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469. Updated February 2018.

Scientific name: Quercus rubra L.

Common name(s): northern red oak

Links: USDA PLANTS Profile, NPIN Profile, Go Botany

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– may be confused with Q. velutina or Q. coccinea, which is endangered in ME; see left sidebar on Go Botany webpage