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  Mexican Blue Oak  
Common Name: Mexican Blue Oak
Latin Name: Quercus oblongifolia
Tree Size: Medium
Leaf Type: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Moderate
Water Needs: Dry
Tolerances: Drought, alkaline soils (pH > 7.5)
Attributes: Texas native, seeds or fruit eaten by wildlife
Features: Bluish-green evergreen leaves.
Comments: Discovered in the early 1970s in the Bofecillos Mountains of west Texas.
Problems: Might be difficult to find in nurseries.
Firewise: Yes
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