Category Texas Trees

Post Oak

Post Oak in Texas

The Post Oak (Quercus stellata) is the most common tree species in North Texas. It thrives in dry, sandy soils and is particular to rocky high points. In the wild, the Post Oak is often found growing alongside Blackjack Oaks.…

Mexican White Oak

Quercus polymorpha leaf

The Mexican White Oak is native to Mexico, Guatemala and Texas—just barely. The only known population within the U.S. is found along the Devil’s River in Val Verde County. This species, Quercus polymorpha, is not to be confused with the…