Oak

Oak, Genus (Quercus) of flowering plants in the beech family Fagaceae.

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An oak is a tree or shrub in the genus Quercus (; Latin "oak tree") of the beech family, Fagaceae. There are approximately 500 extant species of oaks. The common name "oak" also appears in the names of species in related genera, notably Lithocarpus (stone oaks), as well as in those of unrelated species such as Grevillea robusta (silky oaks) and the Casuarinaceae (she-oaks). The genus Quercus is native to the Northern Hemisphere, and includes deciduous and evergreen species extending from cool temperate to tropical latitudes in the Americas, Asia, Europe, and North Africa. North America contains the largest number of oak species, with approximately 90 occurring in the United States, while Mexico has 160 species of which 109 are endemic.

Oakland International Airport
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Oakland International Airport ... Oakland International Airport (IATA: OAK, ICAO: KOAK, FAA LID: OAK) is an international airport located 10 miles (16 km) south of Downtown Oakland in...

Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross
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Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross ... higher grade, the Oak Leaves to the Knight's Cross, was instituted in 1940. In 1941, two higher grades of the Knight's Cross with Oak Leaves were instituted:...

Live oak
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Oak leaf cluster
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Oak leaf cluster ... An oak leaf cluster is a ribbon device to denote subsequent decorations and awards consisting of a miniature bronze or silver twig of four oak leaves...

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Angel Oak
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Angel Oak ... Angel Oak is a Southern live oak (Quercus virginiana) located in Angel Oak Park on Johns Island near Charleston, South Carolina. The tree is estimated...

Quercus rubra
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Quercus rubra ... Quercus rubra, the northern red oak, is an oak tree in the red oak group (Quercus section Lobatae). It is a native of North America, in the eastern and...

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Oak Apple Day ... Restoration Day, more commonly known as Oak Apple Day or Royal Oak Day, was an English public holiday, observed annually on 29 May, to commemorate the...

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Oak apple
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Royal Oak
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Scrub oak
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