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Quercus gambelii

Gambel Oak

Native over a wide range in the southwestern U.S. and Mexico, from 4000' to 8000' in elevation, this tree usually grows in dense thickets. Gambel oak has large, glossy green, deeply-lobed, deciduous leaves and rough grey bark. Plant in full sun and provide supplemental irrigation, which will speed up the growth rate.