Taxon  Report   7001 
Quercus lobata  Née
California white oak,  Valley oak
Quercus lobata
© 2018 Liz Block
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Quercus lobata
© 2002 Lynn Watson
Quercus lobata
© 2012 Aaron Arthur
Quercus lobata, a dicot, is a tree that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

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Quercus lobata
© 2014 Neal Kramer
Family: FAGACEAE  
Genus: Quercus
Foothill Woodland
Habitat: slopes
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Toxicity: MINOR, DERMATITIS (ACORNS)   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Quercus hindsii
PLANTS: Quercus lobata var. argillara
PLANTS: Quercus lobata var. insperata
ICPN + PLANTS: Quercus lobata var. turbinata
ICPN + PLANTS: Quercus lobata var. walteri
ICPN: Quercus lobata f. insperata
ICPN: Quercus lobata f. rarita
ICPN: Quercus lobata var. lobata
More information about  Quercus lobata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Jul 21, 2018).

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