Kentucky Nature Preserves Rare Plants


 
Kentucky State Nature Preserves Commission





Nuttall's Oak
Quercus texana
Family: Fagaceae

Protection Status:
State Status:  T
USFWS Status: {null}

Global Rank: G4G5
State Rank: S2S3

P
Habitat:
Bottomland hardwood swamps.

Species Description:
Tree

Phenology:
Flowering Period: Early April to late April.

Additional Information at NatureServe

Diagnostic Characteristics:
Leaf sinuses are deeply U-shaped and 5-11 lobed. The acorn cup is turbinate, covers about 1/2 the nut and the inside is uniformly pubescent. The lower branches do not droop as in pin oak but are spreading. The tree occur in bottomland hardwoods.

Management:
Changes in hydrologic conditions within the habitat for this species would likely be detrimental. Timber removal could be detrimental.

Global Range:
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Known Kentucky Occurrences:

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Fax: (502) 573-2355
Email:
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