Quercus laurifolia

laurel oak, diamond oak

Native to Florida

Species Overview

Laurel oak is commonly found in floodplain forests and wet to dry hammocks throughout Florida (Wunderlin, 2003). It blooms in the spring.

Quercus laurifolia is located throughout the southeastern United States and as far north as Pennsylvania (Kartesz, 1999).

View the herbarium specimen image from the University of Florida Herbarium Digital Imaging Projects.

Species Characteristics