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Quercus hemisphaerica

This plant has poison characteristics. See below.
Common Name(s):
Laurel oak
Cultivar(s):
Darlington
Categories:
Poisonous Plants, Trees
Comment:

Good street tree; not as long lived as Q. virginiana

Description:
Evergreen or deciduous trees; leaves alternate and simple, variously shaped in different species; pollen flowers in drooping, elongated clusters; fruit an acorn.
Height:
40-60 ft.
Flower:
0.5 in. acorn
Zones:
6-9
Habit:
Evergreen
Site:
Sun to partial shade; well drained soil
Texture:
Medium to fine
Form:
Pyramidal in youth; dense; upright; rounded top
Poison Part:
Acorns (seeds of nuts) and young leaves.
Poison Delivery Mode:
Ingestion.
Symptoms:
Stomach pain, constipation and later bloody diarrhea, excessive thirst and urination
Edibility:
EDIBLE PARTS: Acorns (nuts) are edible after tannins are leached or boiled out. HARVEST TIME: Only collect nutsfrom areas you kn
Toxic Principle:
Gallotannins, quercitrin, and quercitin.
Severity:
CAUSES ONLY LOW TOXICITY IF EATEN.
Found in:
Forest or natural areas; landscape as ornamental and shade trees.
Width:
30-40 ft.
Growth Rate:
Moderate to rapid
Leaf:
1.3 to 4 in. alternate, simple leaves
Tags:
evergreen

NCCES plant id: 2162

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