Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Fagales
Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Flora of North America
Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
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Note variation in husk thickness & dehiscence, and nut shape, size & sweetness.
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Leaflets 3-5(7), with amber-colored resinous glands on the underside, per Trees of the Southeastern United States.
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Fruit husks 2-3mm thick, nut usually not angled, per Woody Plants of the Southeastern US: A Winter Guide.
Documented growing wild in - - -
Look for it in Florida scrub, sandhills, per Weakley's Flora
Odd-pinnately compound: 3-5(7) leaflets
Staminate calyx 2-3 lobed
Staminate flowers in elongate catkins
TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!
- Trees of the Southeastern United States p070
- Woody Plants of the Southeastern US: A Winter Guide p088