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Quercus crassipes acorns with inrolled cupule margin
One of the more well-known Mexican oaks in cultivation.

More Texas Travels: September 4-22, 2017

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Béatrice Chassé

Published May 2018 in International Oaks No. 29: 143–150

Introduction

Last September, Adam Black (Director of Horticulture, Peckerwood Gardens) and I spent a little under three weeks on an incredible road trip in Texas that took us from Austin all the way to Hudspeth county on the very western border of the state and then back all the way across to a few of its very eastern counties with, of course, a prolonged stop in the most extraordinary Big Bend National Park, as well as some exploring of the Edwards Plateau in the middle.

References

Flora of North America. www.eFloras.org.

Le Hardÿ de Beaulieu, A., and T. Lamant. Guide Illustré des Chênes. Seconde Edition. Belgique: Edilens.

Muller, C.H. 1936. New and Noteworthy Trees in Texas and Mexico. Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 63(3): 147-155.

Oak Name Checklist. www.oaknames.org.

Poole, J.M., W.R. Carr, D.M. Price, and J.R. Singhurst. 2007. Rare Plants of Texas: A Field Guide. Texas: Texas A & M University Consortium Press.

Sargent, C.S. 1895. Notes on North American Oaks. Gard. & Forest 8: 92-93.