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Quercus garryana - Oregon Oak, Garry Oak

Quercus garryana grows in the northern 2/3 of California up to an elevation of 6000 feet near the Southern limit of its range. Oregon Oak has 3 varieties Quercus garryana var garryana is a tree to 60 feet, primarily found in the northern part of the state. Quercus garryana var. breweri is a shrub to 15 feet and is primarily found in the Siskiyou mountains. Quercus garryana is drought tolerant. The leaves are deciduous, the acorns short and rounded with a small cap. Quercus garryana is a host plant for the Western Tussock Moth Caterpillar

High resolution photos of Quercus garryana are part of our garden image collection. The leaves in Spring, followed by the leaves and acorns in Fall.

Quercus garryana, Oregon Oak, Garry Oak in Spring

Quercus garryana, Oregon Oak, Garry Oak

The other oaks featured on this site:
Quercus agrifolia * Coast Live Oak
Quercus berberidifolia * Scrub Oak
Quercus douglassi * Blue Oak
Quercus kelloggii * Maple Leafed Oak
Quercus lobata * Valley Oak