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Quercus john-tuckeri  Nixon & C. H. Mull.
Tucker oak,   Tucker's oak
Quercus john-tuckeri is a 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 JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF + PLANTSQuercus turbinella ssp. californica
PLANTSQuercus turbinella var. californica
Information about  Quercus john-tuckeri from other sources
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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[wikipedia] Habitat, Range, Taxonomic History: Quercus john-tuckeri is a North American species of oak known by the common name Tucker oak, or Tucker's oak.[3] It is endemic to California, where it grows in the chaparral and oak woodlands of mountain slopes in the western Transverse Ranges, the southernmost Central Coast Ranges, and the margins of the Mojave Desert.[4] The species is named after John M. Tucker, professor of botany (1947?1986) at the University of California at Davis, specialist in Quercus. [3] (contributed by Mary Ann Machi)

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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: 05/19/2024).