Calflora
Taxon  Report   6987    
Quercus chrysolepis  Liebm.
Canyon live oak,   Canyon oak, maul oak, goldcup oak,   Gold cup oak
Quercus chrysolepis, a dicot, is a tree that is native to California, and also found elsewhere in western North America.
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Bloom Period
Family: Fagaceae  
Genus: Quercus

Toxicity: MINOR, DERMATITIS (ACORNS)

Habitat: canyons, slopes

Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, many plant communities

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEFQuercus chrysolepis var. nana
More information about  Quercus chrysolepis

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]. 2021. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 07/31/2021).