Quercus hemisphaerica W. Bartram ex Willd., Darlington Oak
A young Quercus hemisphaerica, Darlington Oak, growing at the
Ladybird Johnson Wildflower Center in Austin, Texas.
Some trees have varying leaf shapes and Darlington Oak is one
such species. Notice the prickle tipped lobes on the newly grown
foliage in comparison to the leaves in the background, which are
rounded, prickless and older. Travis Co., Texas.
Quercus hemisphaerica, Darlington Oak, leaves are yellowish
green, have very short stems, and conspicuous ribs, or veins.
Travis Co., Texas.