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|Family: Fagaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Quercus||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Quercus cedrosensis C.H. Mull.
Habit: Tree to 5 m, decumbent shrub 2--3 m, or prostrate shrub to 2 dm, evergreen; trunk bark flaky, gray; twigs brown, hairy, dark gray in age; buds 1 mm, widely ovoid or subround, light brown, sparsely hairy. Leaf: 0.6--2(3.5) cm; petiole 1.5--2.5 mm; blade lanceolate, ovate, oblong, elliptic, or subround, adaxially flat or convex, glossy green, glabrous, abaxially glaucous, glabrous, veins white, base rounded or cordate, tip acute to widely rounded, generally spine-like, margin entire or with few irregular spine-tipped teeth. Fruit: stalk +- 0--10 mm; cup 7--12 mm wide, 5--6 mm deep, cup-shaped, scales thickened basally; nut 15--22 mm, narrowly ovoid to fusiform, distally acute to +- obtuse, shell tomentose inside; mature in year 2.
Ecology: Chaparral; Elevation: 100--1800 m. Bioregional Distribution: sw PR (Otay Mtn, San Diego Co.); Distribution Outside California: Baja California. Flowering Time: Apr--May
eFlora Treatment Author: Thomas J. Rosatti & John M. Tucker
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Quercus berberidifolia
Next taxon: Quercus chrysolepis
Citation for this treatment: Thomas J. Rosatti & John M. Tucker 2016. Quercus cedrosensis, Revision 2, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=80204, accessed on July 30, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on July 30, 2016.