Quercus chrysolepis

Quercus chrysolepis

canyon live oak



  • Evergreen tree that can grow to a height of 100 feet tall (but usually under 60 feet) and live for 300 years
  • Grows in sheltered canyons and on exposed mountain slopes in chaparral and woodland
  • Acorns are an important food source for many animals and birds.
  • Found in Bay Hills, Diablo and Hamilton sections also reported in Los Vaqueros watershed

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