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Quercus sadleriana  R. Br. ter
Deer oak,   Sadler oak
Quercus sadleriana is a shrub that is native to California, and found only slightly beyond California borders.
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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.

Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Information about  Quercus sadleriana from other sources
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (QUSA2)

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[wikipedia] Range, Habitat, Description: Quercus sadleriana is a species of oak known by the common names Sadler's oak and deer oak. It is native to southwestern Oregon and far northern California in the Klamath Mountains.[2] It grows in coniferous forests.[3] It is placed in section Ponticae.[4] Quercus sadleriana is an evergreen[3] shrub growing 1 to 3 meters tall from a root network with rhizomes. The leaves are reminiscent of chestnut leaves, oval with toothed edges and rounded, faintly pointed ends. (contributed 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: 05/19/2024).