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| Bottomland Post Oak, Delta Post Oak, Yellow Oak, Mississippi Valley Oak|
Fagaceae (white oak group)
Bottomland Post Oak is a common tree of the rich, moist bottomlands of the east Texas's Pineywoods and Gulf Prairies and Marshes. It is a moderate to large tree that can reach almost 100 feet in height. Bottomland Post Oak is closely related to Post Oak, Q. stellata, but its leaves have narrow lobes that are seldom arranged in Post Oak's distinctive cross-shaped pattern.
Plant Habit or Use: medium tree large tree
Flower Color: green, males in catkins
Blooming Period: spring
Fruit Characteristics: 1" long acorns, mature in 1 year, wildlife food
Height: to 100 ft.
Width: 40 to 60 ft.
Plant Character: deciduous
Heat Tolerance: very high
Water Requirements: medium low
Soil Requirements: acid adaptable