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  Quercus x organensis
Author Trel. 1917 Proc. Amer. Philos. Soc. 56: 50
Synonyms arizonica X grisea
Local names
Range from S.E. Arizona to W. Texas;
Growth habit
Leaves evergreen ; leaves to 12 x 5 cm;

Bark, twigs and

Hardiness zone, habitat
Miscellaneous -- Section Quercus;
-- Considered as hybrid, but Melendrez (2000) thinks it is either a true species, or a hybrid with Q.polymorpha (since seedlings of Q.organensis resemble polymorpha...) If it is a hybrid, it is a stable one.
-- Rare species;
-- Named after Organ Mountains in New Mexico;

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