Quercus coccinea
Scarlet Scar"let, a. Of the color called scarlet; as, a scarlet cloth or thread. [1913 Webster]

{Scarlet admiral} (Zo["o]l.), the red admiral. See under {Red}. -- Scarlet bean (Bot.), a kind of bean ({Phaseolus multiflorus}) having scarlet flowers; scarlet runner.

{Scarlet fever} (Med.), a contagious febrile disease characterized by inflammation of the fauces and a scarlet rash, appearing usually on the second day, and ending in desquamation about the sixth or seventh day.

{Scarlet fish} (Zo["o]l.), the telescope fish; -- so called from its red color. See under {Telescope}.

{Scarlet ibis} (Zo["o]l.) See under {Ibis}.

{Scarlet maple} (Bot.), the red maple. See {Maple}.

{Scarlet mite} (Zo["o]l.), any one of numerous species of bright red carnivorous mites found among grass and moss, especially {Thombidium holosericeum} and allied species. The young are parasitic upon spiders and insects.

{Scarlet oak} (Bot.), a species of oak ({Quercus coccinea}) of the United States; -- so called from the scarlet color of its leaves in autumn.

{Scarlet runner} (Bot.), the scarlet bean.

{Scarlet tanager}. (Zo["o]l.) See under {Tanager}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Quercus coccinea — ID 69763 Symbol Key QUCO2 Common Name scarlet oak Family Fagaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AR, CT, DC, DE, GA, IL, IN, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MO, MS, NC, NH, NJ, NY,… …   USDA Plant Characteristics

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  • Quercus coccinea — noun medium large deciduous tree with a thick trunk found in the eastern United States and southern Canada and having close grained wood and deeply seven lobed leaves turning scarlet in autumn • Syn: ↑scarlet oak • Hypernyms: ↑oak, ↑oak tree …   Useful english dictionary

  • Quercus coccinea var. coccinea — ID 69764 Symbol Key QUCOC Common Name scarlet oak Family Fagaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AR, CT, DC, DE, GA, IL, IN, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MO, MS, NC, NH, NJ, NY,… …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Quercus coccinea var. tuberculata — ID 69766 Symbol Key QUCOT Common Name scarlet oak Family Fagaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, GA, IL, IN, MA, MO, MS, OH, TN Growth Habit Tree …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Quercus coccinea Münchh. var. coccinea — Symbol QUCOC Common Name scarlet oak Botanical Family Fagaceae …   Scientific plant list

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