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Quercus gravesii Sudw.
Chisos red oak
USDA Symbol: QUGR2
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
Graves oak is a medium-sized tree to 40 ft. Its bark is dark and furrowed. Glossy, dark-green leaves are deciduous with deep, rounded lobes. The foliage turns scarlet red in fall. Acorns are biennial.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Red
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May
DistributionUSA: TX Native Distribution:
Mts. of Trans-Pecos, TX
& n. Mex. Native Habitat:
Mountain canyons; arroyos
Growing ConditionsWater Use: Medium
Light Requirement: Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Dry
Cold Tolerant: yes
Soil Description: Igneous, Rocky, Limestone-based, Sandy, Sandy Loam Medium Loam, Clay Loam, Clay
Conditions Comments: Not Available
Record Last Modified: 2009-04-24
Research By: TWC Staff