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Related to common oak: English oak, Quercus robur, pedunculate oak

oak

(ōk)
A deciduous tree (Quercus spp.) that provides material in its leaves and bark to produce many forms of herbal nostrums. Used as an astringent, a therapeutic remedy for skin disorders (approved for use for this purpose in Germany), and countless other unconfirmed purposes. Because of high levels of tannic acid, it has caused death, respiratory failure, and hepatotoxicity.

oak,

n Latin names:
Quercus robur, Quercus petraea, Quercus alba; parts used: bark, gall; uses: antiinflammatory, astringent, varicose veins, smoking cessation, hemorrhoids, gargle, skin conditions; precautions: pregnancy, lactation, children. Also called
British oak, brown oak, common oak, cortex quercus, ecorce de chene, eichenlohe, eicherinde, encina, English oak, gravelier, nutgall, oak apples, oak bark, oak galls, stone oak, or
tanner's bark.

oak

see quercus.

oak buds
see acorn.
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Within Britain there are two native species of oak: the common oak (Quercus robur), which is more common in south eastern and central England, and the sessile oak (Quercus petraea), which is more characteristic of northern and western areas.
Therefore, I conducted a feeding trial using free-roaming red deer (Cervus elaphus), fallow deer (Dama dama), and sika deer (Cervus nippon) to evaluate effects of marcescent leaves on herbivory of European beech (Fagus sylvatica), hornbeam (Carpinus betulus), and common oak (Quercus robur) during winter.
A bit big for the average garden you might think, but there are forms like the very narrow variety of the durmast oak (Quercus petraea Columna), and the common oak (Q.
2 Common oak lumber is almost one-half the cost of No.