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Quercus chrysolepis var. nana

Quercus chrysolepis Liebm. var. nana (Jeps.) Jeps.

Canyon Live Oak

Fagaceae (Beech family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: QUCHN

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub , Tree
Leaf Retention: Evergreen
Fruit Type: Nut
Size Notes: Up to about 80 feet tall.
Fruit: Acorns solitary or paired, rarely in 3s or 4s, ovoid. Cup saucer-shaped, rims often corky and thickened.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Green , Brown
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun

Distribution

USA: CA
Native Habitat: Mountain ridges, canyons and moist slopes.

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.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Quercus chrysolepis var. nana in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Quercus chrysolepis var. nana in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Quercus chrysolepis var. nana

Metadata

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

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