Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2186

Tree
Perennial
Monoecious

Native: Western US

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LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate, 5-ranked

FLOWER:
Spring
Unisexual
Staminate calyx 2-8 lobed, pistillate calyx 6-lobed
Petals absent
3-12 stamens in staminate flowers
Staminate flowers in clustered drooping catkins

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Acorn

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Fagales

PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Quercus buckleyi   FAMILY Fagaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Buckley Oak


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Ron Lance    rwl2186_a

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Leaves have 7-9 lobes (that may be distally expanded) and a truncate base, per Field Guide to Native Oak Species of Eastern North America.