Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Fagales
Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Read Edible Wild Plants: Oak from Lytton Musselman and the Southern Appalachian Botanical Society.
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Leaves obovate, margin entire with 3 lobes and up to 10 bristle tips, per Field Guide to Native Oak Species of Eastern North America.
Native to Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - -
Look for it on dry bluffs, per Weakley's Flora
Staminate calyx 2-8 lobed, pistillate calyx 6-lobed
3-12 stamens in staminate flowers
Staminate flowers in clustered drooping catkins
TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!
- Field Guide to Native Oak Species of Eastern North America p010
- Trees of the Southeastern United States p282
- Woody Plants of the Southeastern US: A Winter Guide p266