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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Built in 1948 and with only one owner since, the 1,800-square-foot house was perched on a hillside of California pepper and coast live oak trees, with expansive windows and four porches providing big views.
There, fastened to the trunk of a coast live oak at about shin height, was a wildlife camera trap.
Gray foxes preferred northern mixed chaparral over other habitats, followed by coastal sage scrub, coast live oak, then chamise chaparral; valley oak and grassland were underused (Table 2; Wilk's [lambda] = 0.208, [[chi].sup.2.sub.[5,11]] = 23.54, P < 0.001).
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.
Toward the western side of the study area are forests in the coast live oak and related series (Sawyer and Keeler-Wolf 1995), dominated by coast live oak and black oak (Q.
A few of our common oaks are scrub oak, canyon oak, California or coast live oak, engelman oak, California black oak, interior live oak, and valley oak.
There's the coast live oak, which grows from Mendocino County south to Baja.
-- 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.
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.
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.
The pathogen attacks three species of oaks: tanoak, coast live oak, and black oak.