The Red List of Oaks 2020
Digitization StatusBorn digital
Date createdDecember 2020
DescriptionThe Red List of Oaks 2020 provides and analyzes International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List assessments for the estimated 430 species in the genus Quercus--the most complete and comprehensive global analysis of extinction risk for oaks. In 2015, The Morton Arboretum established a partnership with the IUCN/SSC (Species Survival Commission) Global Tree Specialist Group to assess all oak species by 2020, including reassessments of the species in the 2007 publication, in support of the Global Tree Assessment (GTA) initiative.