[www.wildflower.org] Characteristics, Description, Habitat: Plant Characteristics
Leaf Retention: Evergreen
Fruit Type: Nut
Size Notes: Up to about 10 feet tall.
Fruit: Acorns biennial, narrowly conic or ovoid to narrowly oblong. Cup deeply and narrowly cup-shaped or U-shaped, enclosing one third to two thirds nut.
Bloom Color: Green , Brown
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr
Native Habitat: Valleys, slopes, sand chaparral. (contributed by Mary Ann Machi)
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