The Jepson Manual: Higher Plants of California

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Key to FAGACEAE

N.B.: couplets are linked, e.g., 1. is linked to 1'.

  1. Fruit bur-like, spiny, enclosing 1–3 ovoid, ± angled nuts
CHRYSOLEPIS
  1' Fruit an acorn (scaly, cup-like involucre subtending 1 smooth nut)
 
    2. Acorn cup with slender, spreading scales; staminate inflorescence a stiff spike, erect or spreading
LITHOCARPUS (no key)
    2' Acorn cup with closely appressed scales; staminate inflorescence a catkin, slender, pendent
QUERCUS


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