Definition of Myrtle oak
1. Noun. Small evergreen shrub or tree of southeastern United States; often forms almost impenetrable thickets in sandy coastal areas.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Myrtle Oak
Literary usage of Myrtle oak
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1912)
"Quercus myrtifolia (myrtle oak). OLIVE OAKS. Quercus hypoleuca (white-leaf oak). Quercus Emoryi (Emory's oak). HOLLY OAKS. Quercus agrifolia (evergreen oak) ..."
2. Check List of the Forest Trees of the United States: Their Names and Ranges by George Bishop Sudworth (1898)
"myrtle oak. RANCH.—From South Carolina (on coast and islands) to eastern Florida, and from Biscayne Bay to eastern Louisiana. Quercus rubra Linn. Red Oak. ..."
3. Analytical Key to the Ferns and Flowering Plants in the Atlantic Section of by John Fredric Baerecke (1906)
"... myrtle oak A- Leaves little or not at all dilated at the apex, not lobed except on shoots, sometimes with one or a few teeth near the apex, - f? d. ..."