Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Read Edible Wild Plants: Oak from Lytton Musselman and the Southern Appalachian Botanical Society.
Learn more from the Vascular Plants of North Carolina website.
Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Fagales
Dwarf Live Oak
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Leaves obovate or oblanceolate, with a very short petiole, base cuneate, per Field Guide to Native Oak Species of Eastern North America.
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Acorn cup goblet-shaped with grayish scales, enclosing up to 1/2 of nut, per Field Guide to Native Oak Species of Eastern North America.