Taxon  Report   2069 
Chrysolepis chrysophylla  (Hook.) Hjelmq.
Giant chinquapin,  Golden chinquapin
Chrysolepis chrysophylla
© 2008 Jorg Fleige
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Chrysolepis chrysophylla
© 2014 Zoya Akulova
Chrysolepis chrysophylla
© 2011 Aaron Arthur
Chrysolepis chrysophylla, a dicot, is a tree or shrub that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Chrysolepis chrysophylla
© 2011 Zoya Akulova
Redwood Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Closed-cone Pine Forest, Chaparral
Habitat: slopes, ridges [Walker]
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More information about  Chrysolepis chrysophylla
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 21, 2016).

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