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Loquat-leaf Oak

Quercus rhysophylla

Description:

I don't know why this oak has red and green leaves. Maybe the red ones are the new leaves and then they will turn green.

Habitat:

Mountain range at 2,500 masl.

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3 Comments

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 5 years ago

Thank you very much Jellis for the ID and link.

Jellis
Jellis 5 years ago

about the only one I found that had the deepest and shiny red leaves in the shape of yours. And found in most of Mexico

Jellis
Jellis 5 years ago

There are so many species. I found a website and the closest I found was this.
Loquat-leaf Oak Quercus rhysophylla
http://www.treenames.net/ti/quercus/oak_...

LuisStevens
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LuisStevens

San Luis Potosí, Mexico

Spotted on Apr 3, 2016
Submitted on Apr 9, 2016

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