Taxon  Report   6983 
Quercus agrifolia  Nee
California live oak,  Coast live oak
Quercus agrifolia
© 2015 Margo Bors
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Quercus agrifolia
© 2004 Hartmut Wisch
Quercus agrifolia
© 2010 Michael O'Brien
Quercus agrifolia, a dicot, is a tree that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Quercus agrifolia
© 2008 Neal Kramer
Mixed Evergreen Forest, Foothill Woodland, Southern Oak Woodland
Toxicity: MINOR, DERMATITIS (ACORNS)   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Quercus agrifolia
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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Jepson eFlora

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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 24, 2016).

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