Quercus frutex

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Quercus frutex
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Fagales
Family: Fagaceae
Genus: Quercus
Subgenus: Quercus subg. Quercus
Section: Quercus sect. Lobatae
Q. frutex
Binomial name
Quercus frutex

Quercus frutex is a species of plant in the Fagaceae family. It is endemic to central Mexico, found in México State, D.F., Tlaxcala, Hidalgo, Jalisco, Puebla, and Oaxaca.[1][2]

Quercus frutex is a shrub up to 250 cm tall (very rarely attaining tree stature at 7 meters in height), spreading by means of underground rhizomes and thus forming sizable clonal colonies. Bark is dark gray. Leaves are oblong, with no teeth or with a few shallow teeth.[2]