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Quercus wislizeni  A.DC.  var. wislizeni 
Interior live oak
Quercus wislizeni var. wislizeni is a tree or shrub that is native to California, and endemic (limited) to California.
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Parent: Quercus wislizeni
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:
ICPNQuercus wislizeni f. extima
CalfloraQuercus wislizenii var. wislizenii
Information about  Quercus wislizeni var. wislizeni from other sources
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (QUWIW)

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[theodorepayne.org] Distribution, Habitat, Description: Distribution: North Coast Ranges, Foothills of the Cascade Ranges and Sierra Nevada, Tehachapi, South Coast Range, Southwest Natural Habitat: Interior canyons, slopes, valleys, pine/oak woodland, chaparral, floodplains. Interior live oak is a variable species. It is often shrubby, but occasionally reaches the size of a large tree with a stately form and dense, rounded canopy. Excellent bird habitat. Tough evergreen leaves discourage browsing deer. (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: 05/30/2024).