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  • n. Quercus emoryi, an oak common in Arizona, New Mexico, and western Texas, typically growing in dry hills at moderate altitudes and retaining its leaves through the winter.

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After a US army surveyor, Lieutenant William Hemsley Emory, who surveyed the area of west Texas where it was discovered in 1846.

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