Quercus spp. 

Area(s) Where Listed As Endangered:
Alabama, Arkansas, Belize, California, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Florida, Georgia, Guatemala, Honduras, Louisiana, Mexico, Mississippi, Nicaragua, Oklahoma, Panama, South Carolina, Texas
Status/Date(s) Listed as Endangered:
  Scientific Name Status Listing Date Range
1. Quercus acerifoliaEN-IUCN1998Arkansas
2. Quercus arkansanaVU-IUCN1998Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas
3. Quercus basaseachicensisEN-IUCN1998Arkansas
4. Quercus benthamiiVU-IUCN1998Guatemala, Mexico
5. Quercus boyntoniiEN-IUCN1998Alabama, Texas
6. Quercus brandegeeiEN-IUCN1998Mexico
7. Quercus buckleyiVU-IUCN1998Oklahoma, Texas
8. Quercus bumelioidesVU-IUCN1998Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama
9. Quercus cedrosensisVU-IUCN1998Mexico
10. Quercus costaricensisVU-IUCN1998Costa Rica
11. Quercus deliquescensVU-IUCN1998Mexico
12. Quercus deviaVU-IUCN1998Mexico
13. Quercus dumosaEN-IUCN1998California, Mexico
14. Quercus engelmanniiVU-IUCN1998California, Mexico
15. Quercus flagelliferaVU-IUCN1998Guatemala
16. Quercus galeanensisVU-IUCN1998Mexico
17. Quercus georgianaEN-IUCN1998Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina
18. Quercus germanaVU-IUCN1998Mexico
19. Quercus graciliformisCR-IUCN1998Texas
20. Quercus hinckleyiCR-IUCN1998Texas
21. Quercus hintoniiCR-IUCN1998Mexico
22. Quercus hintoniorumVU-IUCN1998Mexico
23. Quercus macdonaldiiVU-IUCN1998California
24. Quercus macdougalliiVU-IUCN1998Mexico
25. Quercus miquihuanensisEN-IUCN1998Mexico
26. Quercus oglethorpensisEN-IUCN1998Georgia, Mississippi, South Carolina
27. Quercus purulhanaVU-IUCN1998Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua
28. Quercus rapurahuensisVU-IUCN1998Costa Rica, Panama
29. Quercus skinneriVU-IUCN1998El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico
30. Quercus subspathulataVU-IUCN1998Mexico
31. Quercus tardifoliaCR-IUCN1998Texas
32. Quercus tomentellaVU-IUCN1998California, Mexico
33. Quercus uxorisVU-IUCN1998Mexico
34. Quercus vincentensisVU-IUCN1998El Salvador, Mexico
35. Quercus xalapensisVU-IUCN1998Mexico

Species/Common Names:
Quercus acerifolia
Maple-leaved Oak
Quercus arkansana
Arkansas Oak
Quercus basaseachicensis
Quercus benthamii
Quercus boyntonii
Boynton Sand Post Oak
Quercus brandegeei
Quercus buckleyi
Texas Red Oak
Quercus bumelioides
Quercus cedrosensis
Quercus costaricensis
Quercus deliquescens
Quercus devia
Quercus dumosa
Coastal Sage Scrub Oak
Quercus engelmannii
Engelmann Oak
Quercus flagellifera
Quercus galeanensis
Quercus georgiana
Georgia Oak
Quercus germana
Quercus graciliformis
Slender Oak
Quercus hinckleyi
Hinckley's Oak
Quercus hintonii
Quercus hintoniorum
Quercus macdonaldii
Macdonald Oak
Quercus macdougallii
Quercus miquihuanensis
Quercus oglethorpensis
Oglethorpe Oak
Quercus purulhana
Quercus rapurahuensis
Quercus skinneri
Quercus subspathulata
Quercus tardifolia
Chisos Mountains Oak
Quercus tomentella
Island Oak
Quercus uxoris
Quercus vincentensis
Quercus xalapensis

Facts Summary:
Quercus is a genus of plants of concern and found in the following area(s): Alabama, Arkansas, Belize, California, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Florida, Georgia, Guatemala, Honduras, Louisiana, Mexico, Mississippi, Nicaragua, Oklahoma, Panama, South Carolina, Texas.

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