Gambel Oak

(Quercus gambeli)

Important ID's

  • Simple, lobed leaves
  • Leaves grow on alternate on stems


Animal Use


Human Use

  • Many native cultures have utilized acorns, they are rich in fats and proteins.


Gambel Oak acorns are large and especially tasty when roasted. Fully dry and toasted by a late fall heat wave they make a crunchy trailside nibble.

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