Quercus georgiana M.A. Curtis. Phen: Apr; Sep-Oct (of the second year). Hab: Dry slopes, ridges, and bluffs, mainly over granite and quartzite. Dist: Sc. NC south and west through GA to c. AL; the NC population discovered by David Campbell in 2010 (pers.comm., specimens at NCU and UNCC).
Origin/Endemic status: Endemic
Other Comments: This small tree conspicuously retains tawny dry leaves through the winter, reminiscent of Acer leucoderme, Acer floridanum, and young Fagus grandifolia.
Synonymy: = FNA3, K1, K3, K4, RAB, S