Digital Herbaria

Quercus virginiana

Quercus virginiana Mill.

Coastal live oak, Southern live oak, Live oak

Fagaceae (Beech Family)

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
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Specimen & Label Data

Quercus virginiana

Hill Country Live Oak


Location: 14511 Star Cross Trail, Helotes.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Hill country hillside in rock and stoney soil with some humus and dirt.

Description: Tree to 10 m. Sheds half leaves in early spring, leaves simple, alternate, evergreen (2 year cycle), to 3 cm long, margins entire or toothed, and revolute. Staminate and pistillate flowers in separate catkins on same tree. Pollen, yellow, plentiful.

County: Bexar
Collector: Mike Fox
Collection Date: Mar 19, 1995
Specimen number: 151

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 1015
Accession Date: Mar 28, 1995
Accession Number: 81

Annotations: SCXXB (In fruit) [=Q. fusiformis]

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