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| Sand Post Oak, Dwarf Post Oak, Post Oak, Runner Oak, Scrubby Post Oak|
Fagaceae (white oak group)
Sand Post Oak grows in deep, fine, almost sterile sand in east Texas and some parts of central Texas. It is either a small tree with a single trunk or a suckering shrub that forms thickets. A relative of Post Oak, Q. stellata, it has thin leaves rounded on the tips.
Plant Habit or Use: large shrub small tree
Flower Color: yellowish catkins 3 to 4 in. long
Blooming Period: spring
Fruit Characteristics: acorn
Height: to 20 ft.
Width: to 20 ft.
Plant Character: deciduous
Heat Tolerance: medium
Water Requirements: low
Soil Requirements: acid