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
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Ron Lance rwl_myrtifolia_lvs2
1-2 acorns per peduncle. Goblet-shaped pubescent gray cup covers 1/4-1/3 nut, per Field Guide to Native Oak Species of Eastern North America.
Ron Lance rwl_myrtifolia_lvs3
Leaf blades leathery, oval to elliptical, margins entire and revolute, per Native Trees of the Southeast, An Identification Guide.
Patrick D. McMillan pdmqmyrtifolia_ossp2
Acorn cup thin, enclosing 1/3 or less of nut, which is 10-14mm long, per Woody Plants of the Southeastern US: A Winter Guide.
Patrick D. McMillan pdmqmyrtifolia_ossphabit
Occurs in dry, sandy uplands in pinelands, scrub, dunes near the coast, per Woody Plants of the Southeastern US: A Winter Guide.