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Bluejack Oak, Sandjack Oak, Upland Willow Oak, Cinnamon Oak, Shin Oak, Turkey Oak
Quercus incana

Fagaceae (black oak group)

Bluejack Oak is a large shrub or small tree that grows on dry sandy areas of east Texas. The leaves, about 5 inches long, have white undersides, possibly a water-conserving adaptation; the new foliage is pink.

Plant Habit or Use: large shrub small tree

Exposure: sun partial sun

Flower Color: greenish-yellow catkins 2 to 3 in. long

Blooming Period: spring

Fruit Characteristics: acorns 1/2 in. in diameter

Height: to 50 ft.

Width: to 45 ft.

Plant Character: deciduous

Heat Tolerance: medium

Water Requirements: low

Soil Requirements: acid

USDA Hardiness Zone: 7

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