Irish Bog Oak


CAN you or any correspondent kindly give me the scientific name of the Irish “bog-oak” (fossil)? It should be either Quercus pedunculata or Q. sessiliflora, the existing species, but though I have seen many specimens, I never got hold of one which would enable me to determine the species, and, for aught I know, there may be some of both.

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SINCLAIR, W. Irish Bog Oak. Nature 19, 74 (1878).

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