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Quercus carmenensis

Quercus carmenensis C.H. Mull.

Mexican Oak

Fagaceae (Beech Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: QUCA7

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub , Tree
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Venation: Pinnate
Breeding System: Flowers Unisexual , Monoecious
Inflorescence: Catkin
Fruit Type: Nut
Size Notes: Grows as a shrub on poor sites, up to about 6 feet tall. On better sites, may grow as a tree up to about 35 feet tall with a trunk more than 2 feet in diameter.

Bloom Information

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

Distribution

USA: TX

Web Reference

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

Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2022-09-28
Research By: DEW

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