Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2185

Tree
Perennial
Monoecious

Native: west of the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in - - -

Rare

Look for it in dry forests, per Weakley's Flora

map
To see a detailed map, click here

 

...Dry

LEAVES:
Deciduous/Semi-evergreen
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:
Summer/Fall
Acorn

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Quercus boyntonii   FAMILY Fagaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Quercus boyntonii   FAMILY Fagaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Quercus stellata var. boyntonii

 

COMMON NAME:
Boynton Sand Post Oak, Boynton Oak


Click or hover over the thumbnails to see larger pictures.

image of Quercus boyntonii

JK Marlow    jkm110416_699

April    Etowah County    AL

image of Quercus boyntonii

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_quercus_boyntonii_3

August        

image of Quercus boyntonii

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_quercus_boyntonii_15

September        

Acorn cup with appressed gray scales, covering 1/3 to 1/2 of nut, per Woody Plants of the Southeastern US: A Winter Guide.

image of Quercus boyntonii

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_quercus_boyntonii_18

September        

image of Quercus boyntonii

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_quercus_boyntonii_8

September        

Lvs not cruciform, lobes tapering from base tip & ascending relative to midrib, per Weakley's Flora.

image of Quercus boyntonii

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_quercus_boytonii_1_2

September        

image of Quercus boyntonii

Ron Lance    rwl_qboyntonii

September