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  Quercus inopina
Author Ashe 1929 Rhodora 31: 79
Local names scrub oak ; sandhill oak 
Range USA (Central Florida); 0 to 50 m;
Growth habit 2.5 m tall, sometimes more;
Leaves 2-10 x 1.2-6 cm; evergreen; elliptic; margin entire strongly revolute; apex pointed, base rounded; green above with frequent black dots (produced by Asteria fungus); yellow tomentose beneath; petiole 1.5-8 mm, hairless;
Flowers spring;
Fruits acorn 1.2 cm; cup enclosing 1/3 to 1/2 of nut; maturing in 2 years;

Bark, twigs and

bark grey; twig purple brown, hairless; terminal bud dark, angled, hairy near apex, 2-6 mm long;
Hardiness zone, habitat not hardy zone 7; dry, sandy soils;
Miscellaneous -- A.Camus : 403;
-- Sub-genus Quercus, section Lobatae, subsection Phellos;
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