Quercus depressipes facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsQuercus depressipes
Quercus depressipes is found on mountainous grassy slopes, at elevations of 2100–2600 meters (7000–8700 feet) above sea level. Its primary habitat is in the Mexican high deserts, in the states of Chihuahua, Durango, Nuevo León, and Zacatecas. In the United States, Q. depressipes has been found only in the Davis Mountains in western Texas, particularly on Mount Livermore.
Biologists do not have enough information to determine whether Q. depressipes is thriving or threatened.
Quercus depressipes is a type of live oak. It is a shrubby evergreen, growing only one meter (40 inches) tall, with leathery oval leaves. Its acorns are small, paired, measuring 0.7 cm to 1.5 cm (0.3-0.6 inches). The cap partially encloses the nut, covering one quarter to one half of the surface.
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