Calflora
Taxon  Report   6987 
Quercus chrysolepis  Liebm.
Canyon live oak,  Canyon oak, maul oak, goldcup oak, Gold cup live oak, Gold cup oak
Quercus chrysolepis
© 2014 Julie Kierstead Nelson
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Quercus chrysolepis
© 2002 Charles E. Jones
Quercus chrysolepis
© 2014 Zoya Akulova
Quercus chrysolepis, a dicot, is a tree that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Quercus chrysolepis
© 2018 Asa B Spade
Family: FAGACEAE  
Genus: Quercus
Communities:
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities)
Habitat: canyons, slopes
Toxicity: MINOR, DERMATITIS (ACORNS)   [California Poison Control System]    
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
(according to)

ICPN: Quercus chrysolepis var. nana
ICPN: Quercus chrysolepis f. grandis
ICPN: Quercus chrysolepis f. hansenii
ICPN: Quercus chrysolepis f. nana
ICPN: Quercus chrysolepis f. pendula
ICPN: Quercus chrysolepis var. chrysolepis
More information about  Quercus chrysolepis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (QUCH2)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 19, 2018).

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