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Quercus emoryi
Fagaceae

Leaves: 2.5" long. Yellowish green. They are stiff, leathery and shiny. The margins have spiny teeth and a sharp tip. Mature leaves are fuzzy where it joins the stem.

Flowers/Fruit: The male is a drooping catkin. The female flower is a short spike containing a brown, .75" acorn.

Twigs: Opposite.

Bark: Black with rectangular plates

Form/Habitat: Emory Oak is found in moist canyons or dry foothills, 4000' to 8,000'. Their range is southeastern Arizona into western Texas to Mexico.


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