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Floristic Inventory of the Florida Keys Database Online

Quercus virginiana Mill.
Virginia live oak

Quercus virginiana
Copyright by: George D. Gann

Family: Fagaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Tree

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Southeastern United States.

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Secure

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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FLORIDA KEYS Occurrence: Present

FLORIDA KEYS Native Status: Native

IRC FLORIDA KEYS Status: Critically Imperiled

Map of select IRC data for the Florida Keys

Florida Keys History and Distribution: Not reported for the Florida Keys by John Kunkel Small in 1913. In the Florida Keys, known only from one small station on North Key Largo in Dagny Johnson Key Largo Hammocks Botanical State Park.

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Quercus virginiana has been reported from the following 2 conservation areas in the FLORIDA KEYS :
Occurrence Native Status
Dagny Johnson Key Largo Hammocks Botanical State Park Present Native
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park Recorded as Present in Error




Quercus virginiana has been reported for the following 2 habitats in THE FLORIDA KEYS :
Pine Rockland
Rockland Hammock


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Quercus virginiana
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Quercus virginiana
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Quercus virginiana
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Quercus virginiana
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Quercus virginiana
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Quercus virginiana
Copyright by: George D. Gann