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Canyon Oak

Quercus chrysolepis


Has leaves that are smoothe and flat when the leaves are new, then they develope teeth and harden often curling on both sides while developing. Often has a mostly smoothe and silverish colored trunk when young.


Has more flat leaves that do not curve as much compared to Leather Oak(Quercus durata). In a Madrone(Arbutus menziesii) forest.

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California, USA

Lat: 37.23, Long: -122.12

Spotted on Oct 25, 2015
Submitted on Jan 7, 2016

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