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Deer Oak
Quercus sadleriana
  
About Deer Oak (Quercus sadleriana) 0 Nurseries Carry This Plant Quercus sadleriana is a species of oak known by the common names Sadler's oak and deer oak. It is native to southwestern Oregon and far northern California in the Klamath Mountains. It grows in coniferous forests. Quercus sadleriana is a shrub growing 1 to 3 meters (3. 3-10 feet) tall from a root network with rhizomes. The leaves are reminiscent of chestnut leaves, oval with toothed edges and rounded, faintly pointed ends. The fruit is an acorn with a cap between 1 and 2 centimeters (0. 4-0. 8 inch) wide and a spherical or egg-shaped, round-ended nut up to 2 centimeters (0. 8 inch) long. Quercus sadleriana is a shrub growing 1 to 3 meters (3. 3-10 feet) tall from a root network with rhizomes. The leaves are reminiscent of chestnut leaves, oval with toothed edges and rounded, faintly pointed ends. The fruit is an acorn with a cap between 1 and 2 centimeters (0. 4-0. 8 inch) wide and a spherical or egg-shaped, round-ended nut up to 2 centimeters (0. 8 inch) long.
Plant Description
Plant Type
Plant Type
Shrub

Size
Size
3.3 - 10 ft tall

Dormancy
Dormancy
Evergreen

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
Sun
Sun
Shade, Part Shade

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

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

Natural Setting
Site Type
Site Type
Open, rocky slopes, ridges

Climate
Climate
Annual Precipitation: 36.0" - 158.4", Summer Precipitation: 1.04" - 6.33", Coldest Month: 18.2" - 46.8", Hottest Month: 40.0" - 70.2", Humidity: 0.35" - 20.82", Elevation: 370" - 11440"

Alternative Names
Common Names: Sadler Oak, Sadler's Oak


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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