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Chrysolepis chrysophylla var. minor

Chrysolepis chrysophylla (Douglas ex Hook.) Hjelmqvist var. minor (Benth.) Munz

Bush Chinquapin, Giant Chinquapin

Fagaceae (Beech family)

Synonym(s): Castanopsis chrysophylla var. minor

USDA Symbol: CHCHM

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Fruit Type: Nut
Size Notes: Up to about 30 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Green , Brown
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep

Distribution

USA: CA , OR
Native Habitat: Rocky or gravelly open slopes, conifer forests, chaparral.

Web Reference

Webref 30 - Calflora (2018) Calflora
Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Chrysolepis chrysophylla var. minor in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Chrysolepis chrysophylla var. minor in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Chrysolepis chrysophylla var. minor

Metadata

Record Modified: 2020-11-02
Research By: CBR

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