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  • KNOW YOUR HILL COUNTRY OAKS

    TEXAS FOREST SERVICE http://txforestservice.tamu.edu

    www.texasoakwilt.org

    Red Oak group *

    Blackjack Oak Quercus marilandica

    Escarpment Live Oak Quercus fusiformis

    White Shin Oak / Bigelow Oak Quercus breviloba v.sinuata

    Lacey Oak/ Blue Oak Quercus laceyi

    Vasey Oak Quercus vaseyana (western Edwards Plateau)

    Bur Oak Quercus

    macrocarpa

    Post Oak Quercus stellata

    Mexican White Oak Quercus polymorpha

    (West Texas)

    White Oak group (more resistant to oak wilt)

    ( * Red oaks infected with oak wilt can form fungal mats.)

    Shumard Oak Quercus shumardii (East Texas native)

    (Live oaks are suspectible to oak wilt but do not form fungal mats.)

    Chinkapin Oak Quercus muehlenbergii

    Texas Oak/ Spanish Oak Quercus buckleyi

    Illustrations taken from: Forest Trees of Texas. TFS Bulletin 20 Trees of Central Texas. Robert A. Vines