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NC Native Plant Society:
Plant Details

Quercus texana [= Quercus nuttallii, Q. shumardii var. texana]

Nuttall Oak, Texas Red Oak

Scientific Name:

Quercus texana [= Quercus nuttallii, Q. shumardii var. texana]

Genus:

Quercus

Species Epithet:

texana

Common Name:

Nuttall Oak, Texas Red Oak

Plant Type

Tree

Life Cycle

Perennial

Plant Family

Fagaceae (Beech Family)

Native/Alien:

US Native

Size:

72-100 ft.

Bloom Color(s):

Yellow

Light:

Part Shade - 2 to 6 hours of sun per day

Soil Moisture:

Wet

Bloom Time:

March, April, May

Habitat Description:

Floodplain swamps and bottomlands.

Leaf Arrangement:

Alternate

Leaf Retention:

Deciduous

Leaf Type:

Leaves veined, not needle-like or scale-like

Leaf Form:

Simple

Life Cycle:

Perennial

Wildlife Value:

Highest Wildlife Value

Landscape Value:

Highly Recommended and Available

State Rank:

(*Key)

Global Rank:

G4 - Apparently Secure (*Key)

State Status:

(*Key)

Notes:

Not native to NC.

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Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record



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