OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Quercus georgiana   FAMILY Fagaceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Quercus georgiana   FAMILY Fagaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Quercus georgiana

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 055-03-018:
Quercus georgiana   FAMILY Fagaceae

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Georgia Oak


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Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_quercus_georgiana_1

April        

image of Quercus georgiana, Georgia Oak

Sam Pratt    sbp041920_0932

April    Spartanburg County    SC

In cultivation

image of Quercus georgiana, Georgia Oak

Sam Pratt    sbp041920_0932b

April    Spartanburg County    SC

In cultivation

image of Quercus georgiana, Georgia Oak

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_q_georgiana_bark2

May    Harris County    GA

F.D. Roosevelt State Park

Bark gray or darker, with rough or slightly scaly ridges and plates, per Woody Plants of the Southeastern US: A Winter Guide.

image of Quercus georgiana, Georgia Oak

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_q_georgiana_lvs_3

May        

image of Quercus georgiana, Georgia Oak

Ron Lance    rwl_qgeorgiana

September        

Leaves shiny bright green, sinuses often asymmetrically angular, base acute, per Native Trees of the Southeast, An Identification Guide.

image of Quercus georgiana, Georgia Oak

Ron Lance    rwl_qgeorgiana2

September        

Acorns nearly round with a shallow cup, the margin not rolled inward, per Native Trees of the Southeast, An Identification Guide.

image of Quercus georgiana, Georgia Oak

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_quercus_georgiana_5

October        

Lobes rarely w more than 1-2 points; undersurface glabrous, lustrous green, per Woody Plants of the Southeastern US: A Winter Guide.

 

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Quercus georgiana   FAMILY Fagaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Quercus georgiana

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 055-03-018:
Quercus georgiana   FAMILY Fagaceae

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

 

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Shrub; Tree
Perennial
Monoecious

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Uncommon in GA Piedmont, rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC

Habitat: Dry slopes, ridges, and bluffs, mainly over granite and quartzite, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Deciduous
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

 

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