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|Family: Fagaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Quercus||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Quercus turbinella Greene
Habit: Shrub 2--5 m to +- tree < 7 m, evergreen; twigs densely fine-tomentose. Leaf: 1.5--3 cm; petiole 1--3 mm; blade oblong to elliptic, adaxially dull, gray-green, abaxially with appressed-stellate and glandular, +- yellow hairs, base rounded to subcordate, tip acute to obtuse, margin generally regularly spine-toothed. Fruit: stalk 10--15 mm; cup 9--12 mm wide, 4--6 mm deep, +- hemispheric, scales +- tubercled to not, thin; nut 12--23 mm, cylindric-ovoid to elliptic, generally yellow-brown, distally obtuse, shell glabrous inside; mature in year 1.
Ecology: Pinyon/juniper woodland; Elevation: 1200--2000 m. Bioregional Distribution: e DMoj (exc DMtns other than New York Mtns); Distribution Outside California: to Colorado, Texas, Baja California. Flowering Time: Apr--Jun
eFlora Treatment Author: Thomas J. Rosatti & John M. Tucker
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Quercus tomentella
Next taxon: Quercus vacciniifolia
Citation for this treatment: Thomas J. Rosatti & John M. Tucker 2017. Quercus turbinella, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, Revision 2, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/eflora_display.php?tid=40769, accessed on March 25, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/, accessed on March 25, 2017.