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