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Recent observations

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What

oaks Genus Quercus

Observer

calopteryx

Date

November 25, 2016 07:56 PM EST

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oaks Genus Quercus

Observer

calopteryx

Date

November 25, 2016 07:47 PM EST

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oaks Genus Quercus

Observer

calopteryx

Date

November 25, 2016 07:32 PM EST

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oaks Genus Quercus

Observer

calopteryx

Date

November 25, 2016 06:47 PM EST

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What

Bur Oak Quercus macrocarpa

Observer

oz4caster

Date

December 6, 2016 02:26 PM CST

Description

Planted by a community center. They have humongous acorns. I've read that acorns are edible if properly prepared, including soaking to remove the tannins. These big acorns might be easier to collect and process than the much smaller live oak acorns that are much more common in Central Texas.

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What

southern red oak Quercus falcata

Observer

jrock5t

Date

December 8, 2016 03:51 PM EST

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What

Nuttall's Scrub Oak Quercus dumosa

Observer

ccovella

Date

September 28, 2016 10:13 AM PDT

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What

Coast live oak Quercus agrifolia

Observer

ccovella

Date

September 7, 2016 09:35 AM PDT

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oaks Genus Quercus

Observer

chosam08

Date

October 10, 2016 02:42 PM PDT

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What

American beech Fagus grandifolia

Date

July 15, 2010 01:15 PM EDT

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What

American beech Fagus grandifolia

Date

June 11, 2010 12:33 PM EDT

Description

Dying from Beech Bark Disease

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What

Southern Live Oak Quercus virginiana

Observer

mrfish33

Date

July 14, 2010 11:06 PM MST
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Description from Wikipedia

The family Fagaceae includes beeches and oaks, and comprises about 600 species of both evergreen and deciduous trees and shrubs, which are characterized by alternate simple leaves with pinnate venation, unisexual flowers in the form of catkins, and fruit in the form of cup-like (cupule) nuts. Fagaceous leaves are often lobed and both petioles and stipules are generally present. Fruits lack endosperm and lie in a scaly or spiny husk that may or may not enclose...

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