Quercus elliottii

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Quercus elliottii
Quercus pumila acorns PH 3 yr plot 2015.jpg
Photo by Kevin Robertson
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Tracheophyta- Vascular plants
Class: Magnoliopsida - Dicotyledons
Order: Fagales
Family: Fagaceae
Genus: Quercus
Species: Q.elliotii
Binomial name
Quercus elliotii
Walter
Quer elli dist.jpg
Natural range of Quercus elliotii from USDA NRCS Plants Database.

Common name: Running oak

Taxonomic notes

Synonym: Quercus pumila Walter

Description

A description of Quercus elliottii is provided in The Flora of North America.

Distribution

Ecology

Habitat

Quercus elliotii is restricted to native groundcover with a statistical affinity in upland pinelands of South Georgia. [1]

Conservation and management

Cultivation and restoration

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References and notes

  1. Ostertag, T.E., and K.M. Robertson. 2007. A comparison of native versus old-field vegetation in upland pinelands managed with frequent fire, South Georgia, USA. Pages 109–120 in R.E. Masters and K.E.M. Galley (eds.). Proceedings of the 23rd Tall Timbers Fire Ecology Conference: Fire in Grassland and Shrubland Ecosystems.