Quercus sinuata Walter
Bastard Oak, Durand Oak
Fagaceae (Beech Family)
USDA Symbol: qusi
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Bloom InformationBloom Color: White , Brown
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May
DistributionUSA: AL , AR , FL , GA , LA , MS , OK , SC , TX
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Dry
Soil pH: Circumneutral (pH 6.8-7.2)
BenefitUse Wildlife: Good nesting tree. Good substrate for for insectivorous birds. Jays eat and cache acorns. Food source for deer.
Interesting Foliage: yes
Attracts: Birds , Butterflies
Larval Host: Larva host plant for duskywing and hairstreak butterflies.
From the National Organizations DirectoryAccording to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:
Jacob's Well Natural Area - Wimberley, TX
BibliographyBibref 766 - Dale Groom's Texas Gardening Guide (2002) Groom, D.
Bibref 297 - Trees of Central Texas (1984) Vines, Robert A.
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Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Quercus sinuata in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Quercus sinuata in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Quercus sinuata
MetadataRecord Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff