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|Family: Fagaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Quercus||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Quercus vacciniifolia Kellogg
Habit: Shrub < 1.5 m, prostrate to spreading, evergreen; twigs slender, pliable, glabrous. Leaf: 1.5--4 cm; petiole 3--6 mm; blade +- oblong, adaxially glabrous, green, abaxially glabrous, dull, pale green, tip obtuse to acute, margin entire to mucro-toothed. Fruit: cup 10--12 mm wide, 4--6 mm deep, thin, generally cup-shaped, scales +- tubercled to not; nut 10--15 mm, ovoid to +- spheric, distally obtuse to rounded; shell thin, subglabrous to sparsely tomentose inside; mature in year 2.
Ecology: Steep slopes, ridges, conifer forest, subalpine; Elevation: 150--2930 m. Bioregional Distribution: KR, NCoRH, NCoRI, CaRH, SNH, MP; Distribution Outside California: Oregon, Nevada. Flowering Time: May--Jul Note: Hybridizes with Quercus chrysolepis.
eFlora Treatment Author: Thomas J. Rosatti & John M. Tucker
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Quercus turbinella
Next taxon: Quercus wislizeni
Citation for this treatment: Thomas J. Rosatti & John M. Tucker 2017. Quercus vacciniifolia, Revision 2, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=40771, accessed on February 22, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 22, 2017.