Quercus Laevis

Quercus Laevis - Mark Wojoski Sierra Jones BIOL 270 Lab 16...

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Mark Wojoski Sierra Jones BIOL 270 Lab 16 September 2005 Quercus laevis The common name of the organism known as Quercus laevis is Turkey Oak. The growth habitat of turkey oak is found growing as a tree, and it is found in the southeastern states of Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, South Carolina, North Carolina, Florida, Louisiana, and Virginia. Quercus laevis can also be referenced under the symbol QULA2. The taxonomic classification of Quercus laevis is as follows: Kingdom – Plantae, Phylum – Magnoliophyta, Class – Magnoliopsida, Order – Fagales, Family – Fagaceae, Genus – Quercus , species – laevis . (USDA). This organism is in the form of a small tree with leaves that have 3 to 7 bristle-tips. The organism also produces one inch brown acorns and has gray-brown, thick bark. Quercus laevis receives its energy from the sun because it is a plant. This organism competes with other plants for nutrients and water, which are abundant deep in the soil where the plant grows. Deep and extensive roots of the turkey oak help the tree
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