Quercus toumeyi Sarg.
Fagaceae (Beech Family)
USDA Symbol: QUTO2
Toumey Oak probably has the smallest leaves of all native tree oaks. While local in distribution, it is not rare. It is named for James William Tuomey (1865-1932), the U.S. forester and botanist, who discovered this species in 1894.
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Bloom InformationBloom Time: Mar , Apr , May
DistributionUSA: AZ , NM , TX
Native Distribution: Extreme SW. New Mexico, SE. Arizona, and adjacent N. Mexico; at 4000-7000 (1219-2134 m).
Native Habitat: Mountain slopes; in oak woodland with other evergreen oaks.
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Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Quercus toumeyi in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Quercus toumeyi in the Flora of North America (if available)
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MetadataRecord Modified: 2008-05-22
Research By: TWC Staff