Calflora
Taxon  Report   7001    
Quercus lobata  Née
California white oak,  Valley oak
Quercus lobata
© 2018 Jay Chamberlain
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Quercus lobata
© 2002 Lynn Watson
Quercus lobata
© 2014 Neal Kramer
Quercus lobata, a dicot, is a tree that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Quercus lobata
© 2018 stephen rosenthal
Family: FAGACEAE  
Genus: Quercus
Communities: Foothill Woodland

Toxicity: MINOR, DERMATITIS (ACORNS)

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Habitat: slopes

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Quercus hindsii
PLANTS: Quercus lobata var. argillara
PLANTS: Quercus lobata var. insperata
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More information about  Quercus lobata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (QULO)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 12, 2018).

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