Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Read Edible Wild Plants: Oak from Lytton Musselman and the Southern Appalachian Botanical Society.
Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Fagales
SYNONYMOUS WITH Quercus stellata var. paludosa
Swamp Post Oak, Bottomland Post Oak, Delta Oak
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Ron Lance rwl_similis_lvs
Leaves mostly 3-lobed above middle, but variable & not with a uniform shape, per Woody Plants of the Southeastern US: A Winter Guide.
Ron Lance rwl_similis_lvs2
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.