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Quercus wislizenii var. wislizenii

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Quercus wislizenii var. wislizenii
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Quercus wislizenii var. wislizenii
Quercus wislizenii var. wislizenii
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Quercus wislizenii var. wislizenii

Species Name: Quercus wislizenii var. wislizenii
Common Name: Interior Live Oak

The sentinel of the oaks-picturesque! Large broad crown-recommended for screen or wind break. Combines well with pines, oaks, madrone. Tough evergreen leaves discourage browsing deer.

Plant Family: Fagaceae
Plant Type: Tree
Height by Width: 33-60' H x 40-65' W
Growth Habit: Broad, dense shaped crown
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Moderate
Sun Exposure: Sun or partial sun
Soil Preference: Well-draining, rocky
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant to occasional
Cold Hardy to: 35 degrees F
Flower Season: Spring
Flower Color: Acorns
Endangered?: Not Listed
Distribution: North Coast Ranges, Foothills of the Cascade Ranges and Sierra Nevada, Tehachapi, South Coast Range, Southwest
Natural Habitat: Interior canyons, slopes, valleys, pine/oak woodland, chaprarral, floodplains

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