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|Family: Fagaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Quercus||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Quercus ×macdonaldii Greene
Habit: Tree 5--15 m, deciduous; trunk bark scaly, +- gray; twigs tomentose. Leaf: 4--7 cm; petiole 3--10 mm; blade oblong to obovate, adaxially glabrous to sparsely hairy, green, +- shiny, abaxially densely appressed-stellate-hairy, +- pale green, tip obtuse to rounded, margin lobes 2--6(8) per leaf, shallow, generally pointed. Fruit: cup 10--20 mm wide, 6--10 mm deep, hemispheric, scales tubercled, canescent; nut 20--35 mm, conic-oblong to ovoid, distally acute to +- obtuse, shell glabrous inside; mature in year 1.
Ecology: Slopes, canyons, woodland; Elevation: < 600 m. Bioregional Distribution: ChI (Santa Cruz, Santa Rosa, Santa Catalina islands). Flowering Time: Mar--May Note: Considered a species by Greene but derived from hybrids involving Quercus pacifica, Quercus lobata, perhaps others; needs study.
eFlora Treatment Author: Thomas J. Rosatti & John M. Tucker
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Quercus lobata
Next taxon: Quercus pacifica
Citation for this treatment: Thomas J. Rosatti & John M. Tucker 2016. Quercus ×macdonaldii, Revision 2, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=76906, accessed on February 10, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 10, 2016.