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Quercus dumosa var. dumosa

Quercus dumosa Nutt. var. dumosa

Coastal Sage Scrub Oak, Nuttall's Scrub Oak

Fagaceae (Beech family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: QUDUD

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub , Tree
Leaf Retention: Semi-evergreen
Fruit Type: Nut
Size Notes: Up to about 8 feet tall.
Fruit: Acorns solitary or paired, fusiform or subcylindric. Cup reddish, deeply cup-shaped, enclosing 1/3 nut or less.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Green , Brown
Bloom Time: Feb , Mar , Apr

Distribution

USA: CA
Native Habitat: Open chaparral, coastal sage scrub.

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

Metadata

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

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