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Department of Biological Science

at Florida State University

Field Guide Overview

Dominant Flora of the Ground Cover in Pine Forests of the Apalachicola National Forest

Genus/Species Quercus minima Common Name Running Oak
Family FAGACEAE Acronym RUOA
Description

Shrubs 1-2 m tall, leaves variable in size and shape and marginal features, generally leaves of the plant will be toothed, buds 1-1.5 mm long, round, found at tip of twigs.