texas red oak


stately tree with a spreading canopy + rough, fissured bark — leaves of dark green turn to a brilliant red in the fall — serves as keystone host plant for many species of birds, mammals, butterflies + moths


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\\ texas red oak (QUBU2)

\\ texas red oak (QUBU2)

\\ texas red oak (QUBU2)

plant details

texas red oak 


latin name: Quercus buckleyi

usda code: QUBU2

alternative name(s): Buckley Oak, Spanish Oak


ecotopes class: canopy

ecological condition(s): sunny edge – shady woodland

size range: med – 40-80 ft

habit: tree

leaf retention: deciduous

light requirement: full sun– part-shade

color signature: deep red leaves in fall

native range