Netleaf Oak

Netleaf Oak

Latin: Quercus rugosa (Quercus reticulosa)

Family: Beech (Fagaceae)


Date: 5/08/2001

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Notes: Recognized by leaf shape: notched at base, broader at tip, sunken veins on leaf top, raised veins beneath. Male flowers in drooping catkins; female flowers in leaf axils (see photo) on same tree. More than a dozen species of Quercus in Arizona.

Netleaf oak plant profile on the USDA Plants server.