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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Fagales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Quercus palustris   FAMILY Fagaceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Quercus palustris   FAMILY Fagaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Quercus palustris

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 055-03-017:
Quercus palustris   FAMILY Fagaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Quercus palustris

 

COMMON NAME:
Pin Oak


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image of Quercus palustris, Pin Oak

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_qupa2_001_lvd

        

image of Quercus palustris, Pin Oak

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide    pnd_qupa2_004_lvd

        

image of Quercus palustris, Pin Oak

JK Marlow    s050612_a

June    Greenville County    SC

North Greenville College

Leaves deeply 5-7 lobed, sinuses rounded, larger lobes with 3+ bristles, per Trees of the Southeastern United States.


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image of Quercus palustris, Pin Oak

JK Marlow    s050612_b

June    Greenville County    SC

North Greenville College

Glossy dark green above, lighter green below with axillary tufts of tomentum, per Field Guide to Native Oak Species of Eastern North America.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Quercus palustris   FAMILY Fagaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Quercus palustris   FAMILY Fagaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Quercus palustris

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 055-03-017:
Quercus palustris   FAMILY Fagaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Quercus palustris

 

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1194

Tree
Perennial
Monoecious

Native to North Carolina

Rare south of VA

Habitat: Hardwood flatwoods, bottomland forests, swamps, sinkhole ponds, sloughs, wet prairies, upland sag ponds; also widely planted as a street tree in towns and cities, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate, 5-ranked

FLOWER:
Spring
Unisexual
Staminate calyx 2-8 lobed, pistillate calyx 6-lobed
Petals absent
3-12 stamens in staminate flowers

Staminate flowers in clustered drooping catkins

FRUIT:
Fall
Acorn

 

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