Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Fagales
Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Read Edible Wild Plants: Oak from Lytton Musselman and the Southern Appalachian Botanical Society.
Read more about Swamp Post Oak at Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
Quercus stellata var. paludosa
Swamp Post Oak, Bottomland Post Oak, Delta Oak
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Leaves mostly 3-lobed above middle, but variable & not with a uniform shape, per Woody Plants of the Southeastern US: A Winter Guide.
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Acorn cup thin, covering 1/3 to 1/2 of nut, which is about 14mm long, per Woody Plants of the Southeastern US: A Winter Guide.
Native to Georgia, South Carolina, & possibly North Carolina
Documented growing wild in GA - SC
Staminate calyx 2-8 lobed, pistillate calyx 6-lobed
3-12 stamens in staminate flowers
Staminate flowers in clustered drooping catkins
TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!
- Field Guide to Native Oak Species of Eastern North America p092
- Trees of the Southeastern United States p277
- Woody Plants of the Southeastern US: A Winter Guide p280