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Quercus glauca

This plant has poison characteristics. See below.
Common Name(s):
Japanese blue oak, Ring cupped oak
Categories:
Poisonous Plants, Trees
Comment:

New foliage is rich green to bronze or purple green; sensitive to cold damage. This tree is mildly resistant to damage by deer.

Description:
Evergreen or deciduous trees; leaves alternate and simple, variously shaped in different species; pollen flowers in drooping, elongated clusters; fruit an acorn.
Height:
20-30 ft.
Flower:
0.75 in. acorn in groups of 3
Zones:
8-9
Habit:
Evergreen
Site:
Sun; range of soil types including heavy clay
Texture:
Medium to coarse
Form:
Upright oval to rounded; often multistemmed
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:
10-15 ft.
Growth Rate:
Moderate
Leaf:
2.5 to 5.5 in. alternate, simple leaves; leathery, lustrous dark green above, gray green underside
Tags:
deer resistant, evergreen

NCCES plant id: 2161

Quercus glauca Quercus glauca
Quercus glauca Quercus glauca