Quercus sadleriana

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Quercus sadleriana
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Fagales
Family: Fagaceae
Genus: Quercus
Section: Quercus
Species: Q. sadleriana
Binomial name
Quercus sadleriana
R.Br.

Quercus sadleriana is a species of oak known by the common names Sadler's oak and deer oak. It is native to southwestern Oregon and far northern California in the Klamath Mountains. It grows in coniferous forests.

Description[edit]

Quercus sadleriana is a shrub growing 1 to 3 meters 3-18 feet tall from a root network with rhizomes. The leaves are reminiscent of chestnut leaves, oval with toothed edges and rounded, faintly pointed ends. The fruit is an acorn with a cap between 1 and 2 centimeters wide and a spherical or oval, round-ended nut up to 2 centimeters long.

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