coast live oak


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Related to coast live oak: interior live oak, valley oak, sycamore, scrub oak
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Noun1.coast live oak - highly variable often shrubby evergreen oak of coastal zone of western North America having small thick usually spiny-toothed dark-green leavescoast live oak - highly variable often shrubby evergreen oak of coastal zone of western North America having small thick usually spiny-toothed dark-green leaves
live oak - any of several American evergreen oaks
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The first step in the project is the cutting down of more than 48 protected coast live oak trees slated to begin this fall.
There's the coast live oak, which grows from Mendocino County south to Baja.
There, fastened to the trunk of a coast live oak at about shin height, was a wildlife camera trap.
UC Riverside scientists have identified a new insect-disease complex that is threatening avocado, coast live oak, box elder and other trees in Southern California.
Bobcats used coast live oak significantly more than coastal sage scrub, valley oak, and grassland, and they selected against development, chamise chaparral, and northern mixed chaparral.
Among others, old growth red maple, coast live oak, California red fir, and Pacific silver fir champions have been ousted for measurements predating the year 2000.
Inside a biosafety research laboratory at Fort Detrick, Maryland, ARS scientists have closely monitored the reactions of saplings of several common oak species, including white oak, Northern red oak, chestnut oak, cherrybark oak, and coast live oak.
Habitat associations of type walkeriana have been expanded, according to Sawyer and Keeler-Wolf (1995), to include coast live oak woodland, California annual grassland, dune lupine-goldenbush, introduced perennial grassland, and European beachgrass series communities at 3-46 m elevations on soils of Baywood fine sands, active dune sands, and clay.
and project lead/landscape architect for the CCS project, a groundswell of enthusiasm from local companies and organizations enabled the team to not only replace the fallen tree, but to replace it with a thirty foot tall, 75-year old Coast Live Oak from Big Trees Nursery and to completely renovate the grounds with a wide variety of native trees, plants, shrubs and outdoor furniture.
Birds nested most often in coast live oak (Quercus agrifolia; n = 17 of 46) and poison oak (Toxicodendron diversilobum; n = 11 of 46), the predominant canopy and understory plants, respectively, in many areas of dense forest.
Widely adaptable California native oaks include coast live oak (Quercus agrifolia), canyon live oak (Quercus chrysolepis), holly oak (Quercus ilex) and the blue-green Engelmann oak (Quercus engelmanii).
The pathogen attacks three species of oaks: tanoak, coast live oak, and black oak.