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Oregon White Oak

Quercus garryana

Description:

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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2 Comments

pamsai
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.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quercus_gar......
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

pamsai
Spotted by
pamsai

California, USA

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

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