Taxon  Report   2072 
Chrysolepis sempervirens  (Kellogg) Hjelmq.
Bush chinquapin,  Sierra chinquapin

Chrysolepis sempervirens
© 2011 Wynn Anderson
Chrysolepis sempervirens
© 2006 Brian L. Anacker
Chrysolepis sempervirens, a dicot, is a 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 sempervirens
© 2000 Gary A. Monroe
Family: FAGACEAE  
Genus: Chrysolepis
North Coastal Coniferous Forest, Douglas-Fir Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest
Habitat: slopes, ridges [Walker]
Wetlands:Occurs in wetlands in another region, but occurs almost always under natural conditions in non wetlands in California [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Castanopsis sempervirens
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Location Suitability

Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.


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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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International Plants Names Index

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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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Nov 28, 2015).

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