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Quercus similis


Swamp Post Oak, Bottomland Post Oak




Origin:  Southern United States of America.
Family
Fagaceae
Genus
Quercus
Species
similis
Category
Woody
Height
25 m
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Description and Growing Information
Flowering Period
General Description
This species has been placed on the IUCN Red List as least concern.
Habitat
Wet forests and swamp valleys at an altitude of 0-300 m.
Bark/Stem Description
Scaly, brown in colour with thick, grey twigs.
Flower/Leaf Bud Description
Ovoid and light brown in colour.
Leaf Description
Oboval with an obtuse apex and a attenuate pointed base, glossy dark green with a greyish underside, 2-3 lobes and 3-5 secondary veins on either side of the midvein, 8-12 x 5-8 cm.
Fruit Description
Acorn, oblong and dark brown, 1.2-1.6 cm in length.
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