coast live oak

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Related to coast live oak: interior live oak, valley oak, sycamore, scrub oak
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Synonyms for coast 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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a perennial forb) and blue wild rye (Elymus glaucus Buckley, a perennial grass), was significantly reduced following water extract treatments with blue gum compared with an untreated control or water extract treatments from coast live oak (Q.
The Woodland Trail shows coast live oaks nurturing a rich community of plant life (lemonade berry, toyon).
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The pathogen attacks three species of oaks: tanoak, coast live oak, and black oak.
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).
Take, for instance, the champion coast live oak, which grows on a ranch in San Diego County.
Their coast live oak, underplanted with lawn, was struggling.
The deadly disease has killed coast live oak, tanoak, and California black oak and killed or sickened additional species ranging from bigleaf maple to evergreen huckleberry.