By the Numbers. Oaks (Quercus spp.) are without doubt one of the most important groups of plants the northern hemisphere.
Historically, oaks have been an important source of food, fuel and building materials throughout their range. But did you know that in the state of Texas you will find 53 different oak species which is 74% of all oak species in the United States? This collection of trees celebrates the diversity of oaks in Texas and serves as a repository of oak germplasm for future generations to study and enjoy.
|View Texas Oak Collection collection in NPIN.|