tanoak

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tan·oak

or tan oak  (tăn′ōk′)
n.
An evergreen tree (Lithocarpus densiflorus) native to California and Oregon, having leathery leaves, seeds that are similar to acorns, and tannin-yielding bark. Also called tanbark oak.
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Sudden Oak Death has killed more than one million oak and tan oak trees in California and experts fear it may start killing trees at Cefn Onn and beyond if its progress is not halted.
So far the company has sent these types: 1972, commercial card of unknown wood type; 1973, Douglas fir; 1974, Sitka spruce; 1975, hemlock; 1976, Western red cedar; 1977, red alder; 1978, big leaf maple; 1979, bitter cherry; 1980 Port Orford Western red cedar; 1981, lodge pole pine; 1982, golden chinquapin; 1983, Pacific yew; 1984, Oregon ash; 1985, myrtlewood; 1986, cascara buckthorn; 1987, willow; 1988, tan oak; 1989, Oregon white oak; 1990, Pacific dogwood; 1991, Pacific madrone; 1992, black cottonwood; 1993, ponderosa pine; 1994, grand fir; 1995, California black oak; 1996, Western juniper; 1997, Pacific silver fir; 1998, redwood; 1999, vine maple; 2000, rhododendron; 2001, Pacific bayberry; 2002, KMX pine; 2003, American chestnut; 2004, incense-cedar; 2005, black walnut.
A strain of a disease which has destroyed thousands of tan oak trees in the United States has been found in two UK formal gardens.
From Ritchey Canyon, with its forested slopes of Douglas fir, tan oak, and madrone, you can hike up Coyote Peak.
Although our research focus has been on oak woodlands, some North Coast vineyards have replaced conifer-dominated forests that include redwood, Douglas fir and tan oak trees.
So far, three species common in coastal woodlands have proved vulnerable: tan oak (Lithocarpus densiflorus), coast live oak (Quercus agrifolia), and black oak (Quercus kelloggii).
Prima Hydroxy daily cleanser is a non-soap, natural astringent made from Chardonnay grape seed extract, tan oak bark and sea kelp.
Sudden Oak Death, the common name for the phytophthora ramorum micro-organism, has already killed more than one million oak and tan oak trees in California.
Dean points to MRC's less-invasive practices that lessen erosion, such as cable yarding and building rock roads, and to the company's support of fisheries and plans to build a market for tan oak. In some places, rather than clearcutting, MRC uses "alternative prescription" logging, whereby one-quarter acre of trees is saved for every two acres that are clearcut.
Director Jude Waite thinks local loggers could economically harvest understory trees if they could be bought by local small manufacturers who then converted them into saleable products such as characterful madrone cabinet faces and tan oak flooring.
Though Hirsch is committed to the vine, he's also looking to the next century, planting sugar maple, ash, black walnut, chestnut, tan oak (not a true oak), and is even investigating planting white oak for barrels.