myrtle oak


: a small shrubby oak (Quercus myrtifolia) of the southeastern U.S. that has stiff much-branched stems and small glossy oval to oblong dark green leaves and that often forms nearly impenetrable thickets in sandy coastal areas

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“Myrtle oak.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Sep. 2023.

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