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|Genus: Quercus||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Quercus ×alvordiana Eastw.
Habit: Shrub to small tree < 3 m, evergreen to deciduous. Leaf: 1.5--5 cm; petiole 2--5 mm; blade generally oblong to widely elliptic, adaxially dull, blue- to gray-green, abaxially fine-hairy, dull, pale green, tip obtuse to abruptly pointed, margin generally irregularly coarsely toothed. Fruit: cup 10--16 mm wide, 8--10 mm deep, cup- to bowl-shaped, scales +- tubercled, light brown; nut 20--40 mm, generally narrowly ovoid, distally acute, asymmetric or not, shell glabrous inside; mature in year 1.
Ecology: Dry slopes, hills; Elevation: 180--1300 m. Bioregional Distribution: Teh, SCoR, WTR. Flowering Time: Jan--Mar Note: Hybrids involving Quercus douglasii, Quercus john-tuckeri, considered sp. by Eastwood.
eFlora Treatment Author: Thomas J. Rosatti & John M. Tucker
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Previous taxon: Quercus agrifolia var. oxyadenia
Next taxon: Quercus berberidifolia
Citation for this treatment: Thomas J. Rosatti & John M. Tucker 2016. Quercus ×alvordiana, Revision 2, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=40533, accessed on May 05, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 05, 2016.