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Quercus john-tuckeri

Quercus john-tuckeri Nixon & C.H. Mull.

Desert Scrub Oak, John-Tucker's Oak, Tucker Oak, Tucker's Oak

Fagaceae (Beech family)

Synonym(s): Quercus turbinella ssp. californica, Quercus turbinella var. californica

USDA Symbol: QUJO3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub , Tree
Leaf Retention: Evergreen , Semi-evergreen
Fruit Type: Nut
Size Notes: Up to about 15 feet tall.
Fruit: Acorns solitary or paired, fusiform, ovoid, or conic. Cup cup-shaped or obconic to hemispheric.

Bloom Information

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


Native Habitat: Dry slopes, chaparral, pinyon and juniper woodlands, margins of oak woodlands and sagebrush.

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.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


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

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