Taxon  Report   2071 
Chrysolepis chrysophylla  (Hook.) Hjelmq.  var. minor  (Benth.) Munz
Bush chinquapin,  Giant chinquapin
Chrysolepis chrysophylla var. minor
© 2010 Neal Kramer
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Chrysolepis chrysophylla var. minor
© 2010 Neal Kramer
Chrysolepis chrysophylla var. minor, a dicot, is a tree or shrub that is native to California.

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Chrysolepis chrysophylla var. minor
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Family: FAGACEAE  
Genus: Chrysolepis
Parent Record Chrysolepis chrysophylla
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Castanopsis chrysophylla var. minor
XWALK: Chrysolepsis chrysophylla var. minor
More information about  Chrysolepis chrysophylla var. minor
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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 22, 2016).

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