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  Quercus x bernardensis
Author W.Wolf 1918 Torreya 18: 161 1918
Synonyms montana x stellata
Local names
Range discovered in Alabama ; also in Colorado ;
Growth habit

Bark, twigs and

Hardiness zone, habitat
Miscellaneous -- Section Quercus.
-- All characters are intermediate between the parents.
-- For Trelease it is a hybrid between Q. alba and Q. stellata (therfore a synonym of Q. x fernowii), stating that Q. montana is confined to the rocky slopes and cliffs while Q. x bernardensis was found in a strip of lowlands; moreover Q. montana is not mentioned as common in the vicinity of Q. x bernardensis.

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