Sand Post Oak (Quercus margarettae )

  • Broadleafed
  • Deciduous

Quercus margarettae, or sand post oak, is a part of the white oak family, native to the southeastern United States, and found across large areas of the country.

  • Alternate Common Name: Dwarf post oak
  • Average Height: Quercus margarettae grows to an average height of 20-30 feet.
  • Average Width: 15-20 feet is the typical canopy size for sand post oak trees.
  • Leaf Description: Leaves are velvety / fuzzy in texture.
  • Bark Description: Bark is light gray.
  • Twig Description: Quercus margarettae twigs are green or reddish, becoming gray.
  • Flowering: Flowers are yellowish catkins, 3 to 4 inches long.
  • Needle or Broadleaf: Broadleafed

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