Quercus turbinella Turbinella Oak, Shrub Oak
EVERGREEN TREE. Small, flat, bluish green leaves have pointed
tips and several prickly teeth. Acorns usually short and top-shaped,
but may be larger and more elongate in well-watered trees. Trunk
and branches are curved and contorted. In the Empires, an uncommon
tree in small limestone canyons and on granite tors.
FAMILY: Fagaceae (Beech Family)