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Scrub Oak or Shrub Live Oak

Quercus turbinella family: fagacaea

Description:

Between 6 and 12 feet tall. Found in chaparral or pinyon-juniper habitats. Very drought tolerant. Found between 3000 and 6500 feet in elevation. They produce small acorns which Jays disperse.

Habitat:

They grow in often dense stands in chaparral habitats, providing food and cover for some birds and mammals.

Notes:

These grow in abundance in our area.

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ktcosmos
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ktcosmos

Arizona, USA

Spotted on Mar 25, 2020
Submitted on Mar 25, 2020

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