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Quercus lyrata Walter, Overcup Oak
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Quercus lyrata, Overcup Oak, is a moderately growing,
medium sized, deciduous tree often reaching heights up to 80
feet. Here, its structure is revealed over winter.
Collin Co., Texas
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Quercus lyrata, Overcup Oak, acorns are honey brown, small
and round.  They are deeply nested in their caps, hence the
name overcup oak.   Collin Co., Texas
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Quercus lyrata, Overcup Oak, can grow a wide trunk- this one
is about 3 feet in diameter.
Collin Co., Texas
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Quercus lyrata, Overcup Oak, spring foliage.
Tarrant Co., Texas
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Quercus lyrata, Overcup Oak- young tree.
Tarrant Co., Texas
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Quercus lyrata, Overcup Oak- mature
bark.
Tarrant Co., Texas
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usage requirements.