Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2192

Shrub; Tree
Perennial
Monoecious

Native: Western US

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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
Acorn

 

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

PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Quercus sinuata var. breviloba   FAMILY Fagaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Bastard Oak


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Ron Lance    rwl_sinuatabreviloba2

September        

Leaf shape variable, from wavy-margined to entire, lobes rounded to acute, per Woody Plants of the Southeastern US: A Winter Guide.

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Ron Lance    rwl_sinuatabreviloba2b

September        

Acorn cup thin, very shallow, covering 1/4 or less of nut, per Woody Plants of the Southeastern US: A Winter Guide.