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Vascular Plants of California
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Key to Fagaceae

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Jepson Manual glossary definitions can be seen by moving your cursor over words underlined with dots.

1. Nuts 1–3, ± angled, enclosed by spiny, bur-like  ..... CHRYSOLEPIS

1' Nuts 1, not angled, partly enclosed by scaly, cup-like involucre

2. Cup-like involucre with  to  scalesstaminate inflorescence a stiff , spreading to  ..... NOTHOLITHOCARPUS

2' Cup-like involucre with  scales; staminate inflorescence a pendent ..... QUERCUS


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