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  Quercus x benderi
Author Baenitz 1903 Allg. Bot. Z. Syst. 9: 85 1903.
Synonyms coccinea x rubra
Local names
Range Eastern USA
Growth habit reaches 25 m tall;
Leaves obovate, acuminate, 5-7 deep lobes with bristle-tips; base often truncate; glabrous on both sides, except axillary tufts beneath; intermediate characters between those of parents; beautifull at fall; petiole 3-5 cm;
Fruits acorn ovoid, in clusters; cup shallow, enclosing 1/2 acorn;

Bark, twigs and

young shoots reddish; buds ovate, with apex slightly pubescent;
Hardiness zone, habitat hardy;
Miscellaneous -- Section Lobatae, Series Coccineae;

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