Taxon  Report   7002    
Quercus palmeri  (Engelm.) Engelm.
Desert oak,  Palmer's oak, Scrub oak
Quercus palmeri
© 2011 Doug Wirtz
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Quercus palmeri
© 2011 Doug Wirtz
Quercus palmeri, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Quercus palmeri
© 2011 Doug Wirtz
Family: FAGACEAE  
Genus: Quercus
Communities: Chaparral


Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Quercus chrysolepis var. palmeri
ICPN + PLANTS: Quercus dunnii
More information about  Quercus palmeri
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 24, 2019).