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|Family: Fagaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Quercus||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Quercus kelloggii Newb.
Habit: Tree < 35 m, deciduous; trunk bark deeply furrowed, checkered, dark gray-brown to black. Leaf: (6)9--20 cm; petiole (3)10--40 mm; blade widely elliptic, obovate, or +- round, adaxially glabrous, bright green, abaxially finely tomentose, +- glabrous in age, pale green, tip generally acute, bristled, margin lobes generally 6 per leaf, with 1--4 coarse, generally bristle-tipped teeth. Fruit: cup 16--25 mm wide, 15--25 mm deep, generally cup-shaped, scales thin, not tubercled, glabrous to puberulent; nut 20--35 mm, oblong-ovoid, puberulent, distally obtuse to +- rounded, shell woolly inside; mature in year 2.
Ecology: Slopes, valleys, woodland, conifer forest; Elevation: 30--2660 m. Bioregional Distribution: CA-FP (exc GV, SCo, ChI), MP; Distribution Outside California: Oregon, Baja California. Flowering Time: Mid Feb--May Note: Hybridizes with Quercus agrifolia, Quercus parvula var. parvula, Quercus parvula var. shrevei, Quercus wislizeni (Quercus ×morehus Kellogg).
eFlora Treatment Author: Thomas J. Rosatti & John M. Tucker
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Previous taxon: Quercus john-tuckeri
Next taxon: Quercus lobata
Citation for this treatment: Thomas J. Rosatti & John M. Tucker 2017. Quercus kelloggii, Revision 2, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=40652, accessed on January 20, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on January 20, 2017.