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Oregon White Oak

Quercus garryana


Quercus garryana, the Garry oak, Oregon white oak or Oregon oak, has a range from southern California to extreme southwestern British Columbia. It grows from sea level to 210 m altitude in the northern part of its range, and at 300–1800 m in the south of the range in California.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Valley oak
Quercus lobata Quercus lobata

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pamsai 8 years ago

Thanks Travis and David for setting me on the right trail. I have investigated both these suggestions and come up with Quercus garryana as the closest match. The area was very dry, no underground water, and I did notice large round Fruit? on the branches, which wiki calls galls.
Also, the lobes on your suggestion David, seem to reach almost to the central vein. Oregon white oak they don't seem to go so deep.
Any further ideas/discussion is most welcome.
thank you both for your help.

Travis Morse
Travis Morse 8 years ago

It's a type of white oak

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California, USA

Spotted on Oct 10, 2012
Submitted on Oct 11, 2012

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