Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3746

Shrub; Tree
Perennial
Monoecious

Native west of the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in - - -

Rare

Look for it in floodplain swamps and bottomlands, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

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

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Acorn

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Quercus texana   FAMILY Fagaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Quercus texana   FAMILY Fagaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Aquatic & Wetland Plants of Southeastern US (Godfrey & Wooten, 1979 & 1981)
Quercus nuttallii

SYNONYMOUS WITH Quercus shumardii var. texana

 

COMMON NAME:
Nuttall Oak, Texas Red Oak