About Silverleaf Oak at OSU's Landscape Plants site
Native to the mountains of southern Arizona and New Mexico, part of western Texas, and northern Mexico.
Broadleaf, semi-evergreen tree with leathery leaves that have distinctive silver-white undersides.
Usually found as a shrub, but can be trained into a tree form around 25 feet tall. A species 85 feet tall has been recorded.
Acorns about 1 × 0.8 cm, conic-oblong, capsule covers 1/3 of the nut.
Uncommon in Portland.