Flora of the Southeastern United States
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Quercus margaretiae Ashe ex Small. Sand Post Oak, Margaret's Oak. Phen: Apr; Sep-Nov (of the same year). Hab: Longleaf pine sandhills, typically in slightly loamy or clayey soils, not usual in the deepest and most xeric sands; outside of the distribution of Pinus palustris, in deep sandy, loamy, or rocky sites; also dry bluff forests. Dist: Primarily a species of the Southeastern Coastal Plain: se. VA south to FL and west to c. TX and OK.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Syn: Quercus margaretta – Ar, orthographic variant; = Quercus margaretta – C, FNA3, G, RAB, S, Tn, WH3, orthographic variant; = Quercus margarettae – Fl2, K3, K4, Va, orthographic variant; = Quercus margarettiae – K1, NcTx, orthographic variant; = Quercus stellata var. margaretta – F, GrPl, orthographic variant; > Quercus drummondii – Tx; > Quercus margaretta – Tx

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image of plant© Bruce A. Sorrie
image of plant© Keith Bradley