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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 laevis Common Name Turkey Oak
Family FAGACEAE Acronym TUOA

Occurring as shrub or tree with leaves alternate, conspicuously lobed and bristle-tipped, blades smooth with hairs only in leaf vein axils beneath, leaf stalk twisted, 3-7 lobes tapering at apices; flowers March.