Texas Arboretum: Oak Collection

By the numbers. 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?


QR Tag Name Characteristics

Quercus alba
White Oak, Northern White Oak, Eastern White Oak, Stave Oak, Ridge White Oak, Forked-leaf White Oak

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light: Sun, Shade, Part-shade
Water: Moist, Dry

Quercus arizonica
Arizona White Oak, Arizona Oak

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light: Sun, Part-shade
Water: Dry

Quercus arkansana
Arkansas Oak

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light:
Water:

Quercus boyntonii
Boynton Sand Post Oak, Boynton Oak

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub, Tree
Light:
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Quercus buckleyi
Texas Red Oak, Buckley Oak, Texas Oak, Spanish Oak, Spotted Oak, Rock Oak

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light: Sun, Part-shade
Water: Dry

Quercus carmenensis
Mexican Oak

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub, Tree
Light:
Water:

Quercus chihuahuensis
Chihuahuan Oak, Felt Oak

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub, Tree
Light:
Water:

Quercus depressipes
Davis Mountain Oak

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub, Tree
Light:
Water:

Quercus emoryi
Emory Oak, Black Oak, Holly Oak, Apache Oak, Desert Live Oak, Western Black Oak, Roble Negro, Bellota

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light: Sun, Part-shade
Water: Moist, Dry

Quercus falcata
Southern Red Oak, Bottomland Red Oak, Three-lobed Red Oak, Spanish Oak

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light: Part-shade
Water: Dry

Quercus fusiformis
Escarpment Live Oak, Plateau Live Oak, Hill Country Live Oak, Texas Live Oak, Scrub Live Oak, Plateau Oak, Encino Molino, Tesmoli

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light: Sun, Part-shade
Water: Dry

Quercus gambelii
Gambel Oak, Rocky Mountain White Oak, Utah White Oak

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light: Part-shade
Water: Dry

Quercus graciliformis
Graceful Oak, Slender Oak, Chisos Oak

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub, Tree
Light:
Water:

Quercus gravesii
Chisos Red Oak, Graves Oak, Mountain Red Oak, Rock Oak

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light: Part-shade
Water: Dry

Quercus grisea
Gray Oak, Scrub Oak, Shin Oak

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light: Part-shade
Water: Dry

Quercus havardii
Havard Oak, Havard Shin-oak, Shinnery Oak

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Sun, Part-shade
Water: Dry

Quercus hemisphaerica
Coast Laurel Oak, Darlington Oak, Laurel Oak

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Quercus hinckleyi
Hinckley Oak

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light:
Water:

Quercus hypoleucoides
Silverleaf Oak, Whiteleaf Oak

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light:
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Quercus imbricaria
Shingle Oak, Laurel Oak

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light: Sun
Water: Moist

Quercus incana
Bluejack Oak, Sandjack Oak, Upland Willow Oak, Cinnamon Oak, Shin Oak, Turkey Oak

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub, Tree
Light: Part-shade
Water: Dry

Quercus intricata
Dwarf Oak

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light:
Water:

Quercus laceyi
Lacey Oak, Texas Blue Oak, Canyon Oak, Smoky Oak, Rock Oak

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light: Part-shade
Water: Dry

Quercus laurifolia
Laurel Oak, Swamp Laurel Oak, Darlington Oak, Diamond-leaf Oak, Laurel-leaf Oak, Water Oak, Obtusa Oak

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light: Part-shade
Water:

Quercus lyrata
Overcup Oak, Swamp Post Oak, Water White Oak, Swamp White Oak

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light: Part-shade
Water: Dry

Quercus macrocarpa
Bur Oak, Burr Oak, Savanna Oak, Overcup Oak, Prairie Oak, Mossy-cup Oak, Mossy-overcup Oak, Blue Oak

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light: Sun, Shade, Part-shade
Water: Wet, Moist, Dry

Quercus marilandica
Blackjack Oak, Barren Oak, Black Oak, Jack Oak

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light: Part-shade
Water: Dry

Quercus michauxii
Swamp Chestnut Oak, Basket Oak, Cow Oak

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light: Part-shade
Water: Moist

Quercus mohriana
Mohr Oak, Shin Oak, Scrub Oak

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub, Tree
Light: Part-shade
Water: Dry

Quercus muehlenbergii
Chinkapin Oak, Chinquapin Oak, Chestnut Oak, Yellow Chestnut Oak, Rock Chestnut Oak, Yellow Oak, Rock Oak

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light: Sun, Part-shade
Water: Dry

Quercus nigra
Water Oak, Possum Oak, Duck Oak, Punk Oak, Spotted Oak

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light: Part-shade
Water: Wet

Quercus oblongifolia
Blue Oak, Mexican Blue Oak

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light:
Water:

Quercus pagoda
Cherrybark Oak

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light:
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Quercus phellos
Willow Oak, Swamp Willow Oak, Pin Oak, Peach Oak

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light: Part-shade
Water: Moist

Quercus polymorpha
Mexican White Oak, Netleaf White Oak, Monterrey Oak

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light: Sun, Part-shade
Water: Moist

Quercus pungens
Pungent Oak, Vasey Oak, Sandpaper Oak, Scrub Oak, Shin Oak, Scrub Live Oak, Encino

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light: Part-shade
Water: Dry

Quercus robusta
Robust Oak

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light:
Water:

Quercus rugosa
Netleaf Oak

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub, Tree
Light:
Water:

Quercus shumardii
Shumard Oak, Shumard's Oak, Shumard Red Oak, Southern Red Oak, Swamp Red Oak, Spotted Oak

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light: Sun, Part-shade
Water: Moist, Dry

Quercus similis
Bottomland Post Oak, Delta Post Oak, Mississippi Valley Oak, Yellow Oak

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light:
Water:

Quercus sinuata var. breviloba
White Shin Oak, Bigelow Oak, Scaly-bark Oak, Limestone Durand Oak, Shortlobe Oak, Bastard Oak

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light: Part-shade
Water: Dry

Quercus sinuata var. sinuata
Durand White Oak, Bluff Oak, Bastard Oak

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub, Tree
Light:
Water:

Quercus stellata
Post Oak, Iron Oak, Cross Oak

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light: Part-shade
Water: Dry

Quercus tardifolia
Lateleaf Oak

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light:
Water:

Quercus texana
Nuttall Oak, Texas Oak

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light: Part-shade
Water:

Quercus toumeyi
Toumey Oak

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light:
Water:

Quercus turbinella
Shrub Live Oak, Sonoran Scrub Oak, Scrub Oak, Turbinella Oak, Turbinella, Encino

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Light: Sun
Water: Dry

Quercus vaseyana
Vasey Oak, Sandpaper Oak, Scrub Oak, Shin Oak

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light: Part-shade
Water: Dry

Quercus velutina
Black Oak, Quercitron Oak, Yellow Oak, Smoothbark Oak, Yellowbark Oak

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light: Sun, Part-shade
Water: Dry

Quercus virginiana
Coastal Live Oak, Southern Live Oak, Virginia Live Oak, Live Oak, Encino

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Light: Sun, Part-shade
Water: Moist