Taxon  Report   2070 
Chrysolepis chrysophylla  (Hook.) Hjelmq.  var. chrysophylla 
Giant chinquapin,  Golden chinquapin
Chrysolepis chrysophylla var. chrysophylla
© 2010 Julie Kierstead Nelson
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Chrysolepis chrysophylla var. chrysophylla
© 2010 Julie Kierstead Nelson
Chrysolepis chrysophylla var. chrysophylla, a dicot, is a tree or shrub that is native to California.

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Chrysolepis chrysophylla var. chrysophylla
© 2010 Julie Kierstead Nelson
Family: FAGACEAE  
Genus: Chrysolepis
Parent Record Chrysolepis chrysophylla
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Castanopsis chrysophylla
XWALK: Chrysolepsis chrysophylla var. chrysophylla
More information about  Chrysolepis chrysophylla var. chrysophylla
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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: Mar 19, 2018).

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