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Quercus ×ganderi  C. B. Wolf
Quercus ×ganderi is a shrub or tree that is native to California.
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Genus: Quercus
Family: Fagaceae  
Category: angiosperm  
PLANTS group:Dicot
Jepson eFlora section: eudicot

Toxicity: Do not eat the fruit or leaf of this plant.
Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTSQuercus Xchasei
CalfloraQuercus ganderi
Information about  Quercus ×ganderi from other sources
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.

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Quercus: the classical Latin name for the oak from Roman times, interestingly no certain derivation for the name, possibly from the Celtic quer, "fine," and cuez, "tree."

[selinawamucii.com] Range, Description, Uses, Flower & Seedling Info: Quercus ganderi (also called Gander oak, among many other common names) is an evergreen tree native to western North America. It has a rounded crown and grows up to 20 m tall. It is found in dry, rocky soils in open woodlands and chaparral. Uses & Benefits Quercus ganderi is used as a shade tree and for its wood. It is also used in landscaping and as an ornamental tree. Flower, Seeds and Seedlings The flower of Quercus ganderi is a small, yellow, cup-shaped flower. The seed is a small, brown, ovoid seed. The seedlings are small, dark green, and have two cotyledons. (link added by Mary Ann Machi)

Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals. [web application]. 2024. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 07/19/2024).