Quercus virginiana

live oak

Introduction

This native tree is frequent in Florida’s moist to wet hammocks and maritime hammocks. It is frequent nearly throughout the state and blooms in the spring (Wunderlin, 2003).

Live oaks have a large range, spanning through the southern states of Georgia, Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas, Virginia, and the Carolina’s (Kartesz, 1999).

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