Quercus gravesii

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Quercus gravesii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Fagales
Family: Fagaceae
Genus: Quercus
Section: Lobatae
Species: Q. gravesii
Binomial name
Quercus gravesii
Sudworth 1927
Quercus gravesii range map 1.png
Natural range of Quercus gravesii
Synonyms[2]
  • Quercus chesosensis (Sarg.) C.H.Mull.
  • Quercus coccinea var. microcarpa Torr.
  • Quercus shumardii var. microcarpa (Torr.) Shinners
  • Quercus stellapila (Sarg.) Parks
  • Quercus texana var. chesosensis Sarg.
  • Quercus texana var. stellapila Sarg.

Quercus gravesii (also called Chisos red oak or Grave's oak) is an uncommon North American species of trees in the beech family. It is found in Mexico and the United States.

Quercus gravesii is a deciduous tree up to 13 meters (43 feet) tall. Leaves are hairless, each with 3-5 pointed and awned lobes. Bark is black.[3]

Distribution[edit]

Grave's oak can be found in three areas of southwest Texas, including Big Bend National Park, and mountain ranges of neighboring Coahuila state.[4][5][6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Quercus gravesii". iucnredlist.org. iucnredlist. 2017. Retrieved 18 November 2017. data 
  2. ^ The Plant List, Quercus gravesii Sudw.
  3. ^ Flora of North America, Quercus gravesii Sudworth, 1927. Graves oak, Chisos red oak
  4. ^ Little. Atlas of United States Trees, Volume 3, Minor Western Hardwoods, Map 136, Quercus gravesii
  5. ^ Hess, W.J. 1998. Quercus gravesii Archived June 27, 2014, at the Wayback Machine.. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Archived June 27, 2014, at the Wayback Machine. Downloaded on 23 August 2007.
  6. ^ Tropicos, Quercus gravesii Sudw.