Buckley’s Oak

94-6 Buckley’s oak (Quercus buckleyi) was brought here from Texas and Oklahoma. This one came from the San Antonio Botanical Center. It is perfectly hardy here in central Illinois and makes a medium-sized tree with fine texture and a rich red fall color that lasts very late into the autumn. Climate change should favor this beautiful west Texas tree, noted for its tolerance of heat, alkaline soil, and drought, in our area.


39.820254 N, 89.662218 W

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