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Quercus myrtifolia Willd.
Myrtle oak

Quercus myrtifolia
Copyright by: George D. Gann

Family: Fagaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Tree

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Southeastern United States.

Map of Florida Locations

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Secure

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

Comments: Visit our Natives For Your Neighborhood website for more information and images. For a digitized image of Elbert Little's Florida range map, visit the Exploring Florida website.

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Quercus myrtifolia has been found in the following 55 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Native
Blazingstar Preserve Present Native
Bocilla Preserve Present Native
Caloosahatchee Creeks Preserve Present Native
Caloosahatchee Regional Park Present Native
Cedar Point Environmental Park Present Native
Collier-Seminole State Park Present Native
County Line Scrub, Miami-Dade County Present Native
Crystal Lake Sand Pine Scrub Natural Area Present Native
Cypress Knee Slough Preserve Present Native
Danforth Present Native
Daskas Present Native
Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park Present Native
Delray Oaks Natural Area 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
Fort Lauderdale Ex. Airport Gopher Tortoise Preserve Present Native
Fred C. Babcock-Cecil M. Webb Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Frenchman's Forest Natural Area Present Native
Gomez Present Native
Gopher Tortoise Preserve Present Native
Greynolds Park Present Native
Halpatiokee Regional Park Present Native
Hickey Creek Mitigation Park Wildlife and Environmental Area Present Native
Highlands Scrub Natural Area Present Native
Hobe Sound National Wildlife Refuge Present Native
Hobe Sound Sandhill Present Native
Hugh Taylor Birch State Park Recorded as Present in Error
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Juno Dunes Natural Area Present Native
Jupiter Ridge Natural Area Present Native
Kiplinger Present Native
Koreshan State Historic Site Present Native
Loggerhead Park Present Native
Loxahatchee River Natural Area Present Native
Military Trail Natural Area Present Native
Peck Lake Park Present Native
Pine Island Ridge Natural Area Present Native
Prairie Pines Preserve Present Native
Rocky Point Hammock Present Native
Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve Present Native
Rosemary Ridge Preserve Present Native
Rosemary Scrub Natural Area Present Native
Savannas Preserve State Park Present Native
Scrub Oak Park Present Native
Seabranch Preserve State Park Present Native
Seacrest Scrub Natural Area Present Native
Serenoa Glade Preserve Present Native
Tilton Present Native
Tradewinds Park & Stables Present Native
Twin Rivers Present Native
Yamato Scrub Natural Area Present Native
Yellow Fever Creek Preserve Present Native

Quercus myrtifolia has been found in the following 5 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Native
Collier County Native
Martin County Native
Miami-Dade County Native
Palm Beach County Native

Quercus myrtifolia has been found in the following 5 habitats :
Mesic Flatwoods
Sandhill
Scrub
Scrubby Flatwoods
Xeric Hammock

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Quercus myrtifolia
Copyright by: George D. Gann
Quercus myrtifolia
Copyright by: George D. Gann
Quercus myrtifolia
Copyright by: George D. Gann
Quercus myrtifolia
Copyright by: Shirley Denton
Quercus myrtifolia
Copyright by: Shirley Denton