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Quercus x comptoniae

Quercus x comptoniae (Charles Sprague Sargent, 1918) is a hybrid of Quercus lyrata (Overcup Oak) and Quercus Virginia (Live Oak). Synonyms: Lyrata x Virginiana, Compton Oak. Quercus x comptoniae can grow to a height of approximately 35 meters. It is native to Texas and Louisiana. It may be found in Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas and Virginia. The acorns are an source of food for deer, wild turkey, black bear, northern bobwhite and ducks. Leaves and acorns are not drawn on same scale.

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