- Family: Fagaceae
- Form: Semi-evergreen canopy tree, reaching 60-80 ft.
- Leaves: Simple, alternate or spirally arranged at tip, oblanceolate with obtuse apex, entire margins
- Stem/Bark: Dark grayish to dark brown, furrowed
- Flower: Monoecious; male catkins pendulous; female catkins axillary
- Fruit: Acorn, rounded with shallow cup enclosing one-fourth
- Comments: One of 25 oaks species native to Florida , frequently hybridizes with other Quercus species