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Oregon White Oak
Quercus garryana var. garryana
About Oregon White Oak (Quercus garryana var. garryana) 0 Nurseries Carry This Plant Oregon White Oak (Quercus garryana var. garryana) is a native tree that grows in central and northern California. It tends to grow in slopes, at elevations from 1000-5900 feet.
Plant Description
Plant Type
Plant Type

66 ft tall

Winter Deciduous

Flower Color
Flower Color
Cream, Green

Wildlife Supported
Many insects are attracted to Oaks generally, including the following butterflies which use Oaks as host plant: California Sister, Propertius Duskywing, Mournful Duskywing, Golden Hairstreak, and Gold-Hunter's Hairstreak.

Landscaping Information
Full Sun, Part Shade

Ease of Care
Ease of Care
Moderately Easy

Common uses
Common uses
Bank Stabilization, Bird Gardens, Butterfly Gardens

For propagating by seed: Fresh seeds sow in fall outdoors or stratify to hold for spring sowing. (USDA Forest Service 1974).

Sunset Zones
Sunset Zones?
1, 2, 3, 4*, 5*, 6*, 7*, 8, 9, 14*, 15*, 16*, 17*, 18*, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23

Natural Setting
Site Type
Site Type

Annual Precipitation: 15.3" - 136.9", Summer Precipitation: 0.28" - 3.99", Coldest Month: 33.0" - 50.0", Hottest Month: 54.1" - 74.6", Humidity: 0.09" - 24.08", Elevation: 49" - 7127"

Sources include: Wikipedia. All text shown in the "About" section of these pages is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Plant observation data provided by the participants of the California Consortia of Herbaria, Sunset information provided by Jepson Flora Project. Propogation from seed information provided by the Santa Barbara Botanical Garden from "Seed Propagation of Native California Plants" by Dara E. Emery. Sources of plant photos include CalPhotos, Wikimedia Commons, and independent plant photographers who have agreed to share their images with Calscape. Other general sources of information include Calflora, CNPS Manual of Vegetation Online, Jepson Flora Project, Las Pilitas, Theodore Payne, Tree of Life, The Xerces Society, and information provided by CNPS volunteer editors, with special thanks to Don Rideout. Climate data used in creation of plant range maps is from PRISM Climate Group, Oregon State University, using 30 year (1981-2010) annual "normals" at an 800 meter spatial resolution.

Links:   Jepson eFlora Taxon Page  CalPhotos  Wikipedia  Calflora

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