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acorn apex acute axillary tufts base cuneate beneath Q biennial breviloba bristle brown nut Buckley oak chestnut oak chestnut-brown Chinkapin oak Coahuila COMMENTARY County cup with pubescent dark brown DISTRIBUTION feet Forest gray pubescent HABITAT hairs beneath inch 16 inner surface large tree largest known specimen Leaf apex Leaf base Leaf blade Leaf margin Leaf petiole Leaf shape leaves length light brown light gray light green live oak margin entire mature bark Mexico midrib Nuevo Leon oak grows oak GROWTH FORM oak Q oblong obovate obtuse ovoid buds pin oak post oak pubescence beneath pubescent scales reddish reddish-brown sandy soils scaly ridges scrub oak secondary veins shiny dark green shrub sinuata sinuses smooth petiole Southern live oak southern red oak southern United Spanish oak sparsely pubescent stellate swamp Synonymy Texas red oak tomentum tufts of hair TWIGS and BUDS U.S. Forest Service water oak white oak willow oak
Page 95 - A inch (6-19 mm) long. HABITAT: rich alluvial and limestone soils in woodlands and prairies. DISTRIBUTION: var. sinuata species from North Carolina and Florida, west to Oklahoma and Texas, south into Mexico; Quercus sinuata var. breviloba occurs on the Edwards Plateau of Texas southward into Mexico (along the eastern side of the Sierra Madre Oriental) in the states of Coahuila and Nuevo Leon.
Page 106 - Address: Ecosystem Management Analysis Center, USDA Forest Service, 3825 East Mulberry Street, Fort Collins, CO 80524 USA. Bailey, Robert G. 1998. Ecoregions map of North America: Explanatory note. Misc. Publ. 1548. Washington, DC: USDA Forest Service. 10 p. This publication explains the basis of map units shown on the second (revised) edition of the map, Ecoregions of North America (Bailey 1997). Climate diagrams are included to help explain the conditions that create a particular ecoregion. The...
Page 47 - ... outcrops, woodland, and riparian zones with mixed stands of ash, basswood and other oaks, a component of the pine-juniper-madrone-oak forest type of northern Mexico at elevations between 6,000 - 8,200 feet (1,830 - 2,500 m). DISTRIBUTION: restricted to southern and southwestern parts of the Edwards Plateau in Texas and in the Mexican states of Coahuila, Nuevo Leon, and Tamaulipas. COMMENTARY: Named for Howard Lacey, who first collected specimens on his property near Kerrville, Texas. Lacey oak...