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


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image of Quercus texana

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide    pnd_qute_002_lvd

        

image of Quercus texana

Sam Pratt    sbp_3191

April    Spartanburg County    SC

In cultivation

Treated by some as a variety of Pin Oak or Shumard Oak, per Native Trees of the Southeast, An Identification Guide.

image of Quercus texana

Sam Pratt    sbp_3192

April    Spartanburg County    SC

In cultivation

Some leaves w lobes angled toward tip (vs. Pin Oak's usually right angled), per Native Trees of the Southeast, An Identification Guide.


click here to see other plants that look similar to this COMPARE leaves of Pin Oak, Scarlet Oak, Shumard Oak and Texas Oak

image of Quercus texana

Sam Pratt    sbp_3193

April    Spartanburg County    SC

In cultivation

image of Quercus texana

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_q_nuttallii_flo_2

August    Floyd County    GA

Bark gray, thickening and fissured with age, per Woody Plants of the Southeastern US: A Winter Guide.

image of Quercus texana

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_q_nuttallii_flo_6

August    Floyd County    GA