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Quercus minima (Sarg.) Small
Dwarf live oak

Quercus minima
Copyright by: Steven W. Woodmansee

Family: Fagaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Shrub

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Southeastern United States.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Rare

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Quercus minima has been found in the following 44 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Native
Blazingstar Preserve Present Native
Caloosahatchee Creeks Preserve Present Native
Caloosahatchee Regional Park Present Native
Collier-Seminole State Park Present Native
Coral Reef Park Present Native
Corkscrew Regional Ecosystem Watershed (CREW) Present Native
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Present Native
County Line Scrub, Miami-Dade County Present Native
Danforth Present Native
Deering Estate at Cutler Present Native
Dolphin Center and Dolphin Center Addition Present Native
Dupuis Reserve Present Native
Estero Bay Preserve State Park Present Native
Florida Atlantic University Ecological Site Present Native
Fred C. Babcock-Cecil M. Webb Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Frenchman's Forest Natural Area Present Native
Gomez Present Native
Halpatiokee Regional Park Present Native
Hawk's Hammock Park Present Native
Hickey Creek Mitigation Park Wildlife and Environmental Area Present Native
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Koreshan State Historic Site Present Native
Larry and Penny Thompson Park Present Native
Loxahatchee River Natural Area Present Native
Ludlam Pineland Present Native
Luis Martinez United States Army Reserve Station, Richmond Pine Rocklands Present Native
Ned Glenn Nature Preserve Assumed to be Present Native
Nixon Smiley Pineland Preserve Present Native
Okaloacoochee Slough State Forest, Okaloacoochee Slough Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Pal-Mar Present Native
Prairie Pines Preserve Present Native
Quail Roost Pineland Present Native
Rockdale Pineland Present Native
Rosemary Ridge Preserve Present Native
Rosemary Scrub Natural Area Present Native
Savannas Preserve State Park Present Native
Seabranch Preserve State Park Present Native
Seacrest Scrub Natural Area Present Native
Serenoa Glade Preserve Present Native
Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve Present Native
Tradewinds Park & Stables Present Native
Yellow Fever Creek Preserve Present Native
Zoo Miami Present Native

Quercus minima has been found in the following 8 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Native
Charlotte County Native
Collier County Native
Hendry County Native
Lee County Native
Martin County Native
Miami-Dade County Native
Palm Beach County Native

Quercus minima has been found in the following 5 habitats :
Dry Prairie
Mesic Flatwoods
Pine Rockland
Sandhill
Scrubby Flatwoods

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Quercus minima
Copyright by: Steven W. Woodmansee
Quercus minima
Copyright by: Steven W. Woodmansee
Quercus minima
Copyright by: Shirley Denton
Quercus minima
Copyright by: Shirley Denton
Quercus minima
Copyright by: Shirley Denton
Quercus minima
Copyright by: Shirley Denton