Calflora
Taxon  Report   6991    
Quercus dumosa  Nutt.
Coastal sage scrub oak,  Nuttall's scrub oak
Quercus dumosa
© 2014 Keir Morse
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Quercus dumosa
© 2014 Keir Morse
Quercus dumosa
© 2014 Keir Morse
Quercus dumosa, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, Baja California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Observation Hotline
(observation details + photos)



point, line, or polygon

one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Plant Characteristics
and Associations



Bloom Period
Quercus dumosa
© 2012 Ron Vanderhoff
Communities: Chaparral, Coastal Sage Scrub

Toxicity: MINOR, DERMATITIS (ACORNS)

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Quercus dumosa var. dumosa
More information about  Quercus dumosa
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 (QUDU)

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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 23, 2018).

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