California live oak

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Related to California live oak: Quercus agrifolia
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Synonyms for California live oak

highly variable often shrubby evergreen oak of coastal zone of western North America having small thick usually spiny-toothed dark-green leaves

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Of the eight memorial trees, one is a valley oak, one a California live oak, one a California sycamore and five are magnolias, Moffet said.
There is nothing that enhances the quality of life more than a California live oak.
A young raccoon peeked out from behind a tree branch to charm human visitors admiring an old California live oak.
It's been peaceful and stimulating to me to rest or to work among these California live oaks.
At the Elfin Forest, poor soil, salt air, and ocean winds have stunted the growth of stands of California live oaks.
Arriving in Los Angeles by aeroplane, or approaching the Getty citadel by freeway from north or south, by both day or night, the acropolian form is immediately visible - a massive stone, metal and glass complex crowning its hilltop and set among a grid of over 3000 California live oaks that otherwise cover the natural undeveloped slopes.
The project incorporated local history into its design, protected many century-old California Live Oaks and included an innovative filtration system to preserve the pristine water aquifer beneath the project.
Of course, in planting street trees, the question is always whether to go large - with California sycamores or California live oaks, for example - or settle for smaller species.
City foresters said Thursday that two California live oaks were among trees cleared from a swath of land behind a Studio City mall - a potential violation of city law.
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