interior live oak


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Noun1.interior live oak - a small shrubby evergreen tree of western North America similar to the coast live oak but occurring chiefly in foothills of mountain ranges removed from the coastinterior live oak - a small shrubby evergreen tree of western North America similar to the coast live oak but occurring chiefly in foothills of mountain ranges removed from the coast; an important part of the chaparral
live oak - any of several American evergreen oaks
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Oak woodlands, consisting predominately of massive native blue oaks (Quercus douglasii) and interior live oak trees (Quercus wizlizeii), dot the natural landscape.
Species include black oak, blue oak, valley oak, coast live oak, interior live oak, Oregon oak, canyon live oak, Engelmann oak and tanoak (genus Lithocarpus).
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.
Mean diameter of Douglas fir trees in mature forest stands was significantly greater in vole habitats, and the average diameter of interior live oak (Quercus wislizenii) was significantly less.
valley oak (Quercus lobata Nee) and Engelmann oak (Quercus engelmannii Greene); and two evergreen oaks -- coast live oak (Quercus agrifolia Nee) and interior live oak (Quercus wislizeni A.
The interior live oak grows 30 to 70 feet tall, is generally wider than tall, and is often multitrunked.

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