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Quercus ×acutidens

Quercus ×acutidens Torr.

Hybrid Oak, Torrey's Hybrid Oak

Fagaceae (Beech family)


USDA Symbol: QUAC3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

Natural hybrid of Quercus cornelius-mulleri and Q. engelmannii.


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub , Tree
Leaf Retention: Evergreen , Semi-evergreen
Fruit Type: Nut
Size Notes: Up to about 20 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Green , Brown
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May


Native Habitat: Pinyon, juniper and oak woodlands, margins of chaparral, arroyos, slopes and bajadas.

Web Reference

Webref 30 - Calflora (2018) Calflora
Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Quercus ×acutidens in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Quercus ×acutidens in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Quercus ×acutidens


Record Modified: 2020-11-02
Research By: CBR

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