myrtle oak

noun

Definition of 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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/myrtle%20oak. Accessed 8 Aug. 2022.

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