Quercus sinuata

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Quercus sinuata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Fagales
Family: Fagaceae
Genus: Quercus
Section: Quercus
Species: Q. sinuata
Binomial name
Quercus sinuata
Walter 1788 not Martin-Donos & Timb.-Lagr. 1864

Quercus sinuata, the bastard oak,[2] bastard white oak,[3] or Durand oak,[3] is a North American species of oak. It is native to northern Mexico (Coahuila, Nuevo León, and Tamaulipas) as well as to the southeastern and south-central United States (from Texas and Oklahoma to the Carolinas).[3][4]

Quercus sinuata is a deciduous tree up to 20 meters (67 feet) tall. Leaves are narrow, with shallow rounded lobes. It tends to grow in wet habitats, such as on river bluffs, river bottoms, and flatwoods, and generally over basic substrates, such as mafic rocks, shells, or calcareous sediment.[3][5]



  1. ^ a b The Plant List, Quercus sinuata Walter
  2. ^ "Quercus sinuata". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA. Retrieved 15 September 2015. 
  3. ^ a b c d e Quercus sinuata in Flora of North America
  4. ^ Biota of North America Program 2014 county distribution map
  5. ^ Flora of the Southern and Mid-Atlantic States by Alan S. Weakley