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Quercus oglethorpensis

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

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:
30-40 ft.
Flower:
0.5 in. dark brown acorn
Zones:
6-9
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Sun; range of soil types including poorly drained
Texture:
Medium
Form:
Irregular pyramidal when young; rounded with age; twiggy branches
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.
Leaf:
Alternate, simple leaves; bronze red fall color; leaves persist for a long time
Tags:
deciduous, deer resistant

NCCES plant id: 2171

Quercus oglethorpensis Quercus oglethorpensis