Calflora
Taxon  Report   2070    
Chrysolepis chrysophylla  (Hook.) Hjelmq.  var. chrysophylla 
Giant chinquapin,  Golden chinquapin
Chrysolepis chrysophylla var. chrysophylla
© 2010 Julie Kierstead Nelson
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Chrysolepis chrysophylla var. chrysophylla
© 2010 Julie Kierstead Nelson
Chrysolepis chrysophylla var. chrysophylla, a dicot, is a tree or shrub that is native to California.

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Chrysolepis chrysophylla var. chrysophylla
© 2010 Julie Kierstead Nelson
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Castanopsis chrysophylla
More information about  Chrysolepis chrysophylla var. chrysophylla
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (CHCHC4)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 10, 2018).

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