Definition of Myrtle oak

1. Noun. Small evergreen shrub or tree of southeastern United States; often forms almost impenetrable thickets in sandy coastal areas.

Exact synonyms: Quercus Myrtifolia, Seaside Scrub Oak
Generic synonyms: Scrub Oak



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Myrtle Oak

myrrhs
myrrhy
myrsinaceous
myrsine family
myrtaceous
myrtaceous tree
myrtanol
myrtenol
myrtiform
myrtillin
myrtle
myrtle beech
myrtle bird
myrtle family
myrtle flag
myrtle oak (current term)
myrtle spurge
myrtle warbler
myrtled
myrtles
myrtucommulone
myself
myselfe
myselven
myselves
mysid
mysids
mysophiles

Literary usage of Myrtle oak

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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. ..."

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