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Species Spotlight: Quercus crassifolia Bonpl.

Quercus crassifolia is tree ranging in height from 4 to 15 meters, and is usually easily recognized by its leaves: stiff and leathery, glossy blackish green above, covered with a layer of pale brown hairs beneath, and with bristle-tipped teeth above the widest part of the leaf.

Species Spotlight: Quercus rotundifolia Lam.

A Mediterranean oak with a long-standing relationship with humanity.

Species Spotlight: Quercus georgiana M.A. Curtis

Georgia oak is known from 15 counties in Georgia and possibly small pockets in Alabama, with an unverified report in North Carolina. One of these locations is Stone Mountain, just northeast of Atlanta, GA

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