southern live oak

Quercus virginiana

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Quercus virginiana, also known as the southern live oak, is an evergreen oak tree native to the southeastern United States. Though many other species are loosely called live oak, the southern live oak is particularly iconic of the Old South. Many very large and old specimens of live oak can be found today in the deep southern United States.

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  1. (c) carolr, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), https://www.inaturalist.org/photos/11257432
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quercus_virginiana

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