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Quercus garryana var. fruticosa

Quercus garryana Douglas ex Hook. var. fruticosa (Engelm.) Govaerts

Brewer's Oak, Garry's Oak, Oregon Oak, Oregon White Oak

Fagaceae (Beech family)

Synonym(s): Quercus breweri, Quercus garryana var. breweri

USDA Symbol: QUGAF

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Leaf Retention: Deciduous
Fruit Type: Nut
Size Notes: Up to about 10 feet tall.
Fruit: Acorns oblong to globose, apex blunt or rounded. Cup saucer-shaped, cup-shaped, or hemispheric.

Bloom Information

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

Distribution

USA: CA , OR
Native Habitat: Montane conifer forests and 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 Quercus garryana var. fruticosa in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Quercus garryana var. fruticosa in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Quercus garryana var. fruticosa

Metadata

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

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