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Quercus garryana var. semota

Quercus garryana Douglas ex Hook. var. semota Jeps.

Garry's Oak, Oregon White Oak

Fagaceae (Beech family)

Synonym(s): Quercus oerstediana


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub , Tree
Leaf Retention: Deciduous
Fruit Type: Nut
Size Notes: Up to about 15 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: Mar , Apr , May


Native Habitat: Dry slopes in open 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. semota in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Quercus garryana var. semota in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Quercus garryana var. semota


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

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