Species Detail

Quercus sp. L.
Oak tree


Scientific Name:  
Quercus sp. L.
Common Name:  
Oak tree
Myaamia Name:  
mihtekamiĊĦi
Uses:  
Food
Harvest Seasons:  
Undetermined
Habitats:  
Undetermined
Locations:  
Undetermined
Growth Forms:  
Undetermined

Myaamia Archival Sources  
Quercus sp. L.
Reference Source Reference Type Archival Data Comments
No Reference Specified Use - Food  acorns eaten. Jim and family tried eating acorns as kids but remembers them being too bitter
No Reference Specified Use - Food  acorns leached in water to remove tannic acids before eating.
Botanical Sources  
Quercus sp. L.
Reference Source Notes Data Comments
No Reference Specified   Most species occurring on dry; upland soils; with other occuring in wet or flooded soils with various distributions in eastern and western Miami lands
Related Sources  
Quercus sp. L.
Reference Source Notes Data Comments
No Reference Specified   The Miami word "aalakaya" means the cap of the acorn