Calflora
Taxon  Report   2069    
Chrysolepis chrysophylla  (Hook.) Hjelmq.
Giant chinquapin,  Golden chinquapin
Chrysolepis chrysophylla
© 2011 Zoya Akulova
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Chrysolepis chrysophylla
© 2014 Zoya Akulova
Chrysolepis chrysophylla
© 2011 Aaron Arthur
Chrysolepis chrysophylla, a dicot, is a tree or shrub that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Chrysolepis chrysophylla
© 2008 Jorg Fleige
Family: FAGACEAE  
Genus: Chrysolepis
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Redwood Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Closed-cone Pine Forest, Chaparral

Habitat: slopes, ridges

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

 
More information about  Chrysolepis chrysophylla
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (CHCH7)

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 19, 2018).