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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 boyntonii   FAMILY Fagaceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Quercus boyntonii   FAMILY Fagaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Quercus boyntonii

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

(?) -
Quercus stellata var. boyntonii

 

COMMON NAME:
Boynton Oak, Boynton Sand Post Oak


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image of Quercus boyntonii, Boynton Oak, Boynton Sand Post Oak

JK Marlow    jkm110416_699

April    Etowah County    AL

image of Quercus boyntonii, Boynton Oak, Boynton Sand Post Oak

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_quercus_boyntonii_3

August        

image of Quercus boyntonii, Boynton Oak, Boynton Sand Post Oak

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, Boynton Oak, Boynton Sand Post Oak

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_quercus_boyntonii_18

September        

image of Quercus boyntonii, Boynton Oak, Boynton Sand Post Oak

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, Boynton Oak, Boynton Sand Post Oak

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_quercus_boytonii_1_2

September        

image of Quercus boyntonii, Boynton Oak, Boynton Sand Post Oak

Ron Lance    rwl_qboyntonii

September        

 

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Quercus boyntonii   FAMILY Fagaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Quercus boyntonii

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

(?) -
Quercus stellata var. boyntonii

 

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2185

Tree
Perennial
Monoecious

Native: west of the Carolinas & Georgia

Rare (critically imperiled)

Habitat: Dry forests, per Weakley's Flora

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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

 

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