Taxon: Quercus gambelii Nutt.

Genus: Quercus
Family: Fagaceae
Subfamily: Fagoideae
Nomen number: 30678
Place of publication: J. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia ser. 2, 1(2):179. 1848
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 14-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 14-Aug-1998
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • Gambel oak  (Source: Trees US) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (fide Kingsbury)

Distributional Range:


  • Northern America

    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States Oklahoma
    • Northern Mexico: Mexico Chihuahua, Coahuila, Sonora
    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States Colorado, Wyoming
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States New Mexico, Texas
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States Arizona, Nevada, Utah


  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  • Govaerts, R. & D. G. Frodin World checklist and bibliography of Fagales. 1998 (L Fagales)
  • Kingsbury, J. M. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada. (Kingsbury)
  • Little, E. L., Jr. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541. 1979 (Trees US)

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