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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

American Chestnut Castanea dentata

Observer

kburke

Date

September 17, 2005

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Sessile Oak Quercus petraea

Observer

tiggrx

Date

July 6, 2006

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Holm Oak Quercus ilex

Observer

tiggrx

Date

March 27, 2005

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

European Beech Fagus sylvatica

Observer

tiggrx

Date

July 1, 2006

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

European Beech Fagus sylvatica

Observer

tiggrx

Date

April 29, 2006

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Turkey oak Quercus laevis

Observer

marvelliott

Date

January 11, 2016

Photos / Sounds

What

Oaks Genus Quercus

Observer

zlbc

Date

November 30, 2015

Description

The tree has been here for many years and I suspect it could be self-sown (the area used to be a quarry before the subdivision was put in 40 years ago). The leaves often develop a powdery white mildew and shrivel-up but it can't be systemic as the tree comes away strongly each spring.

Photos / Sounds

What

Valley Oak Quercus lobata

Observer

kelsie-pombo

Date

February 10, 2016 12:01 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

What

Oaks Genus Quercus

Observer

jimmybunny

Date

February 5, 2016

Description

This tree has reddish bark on branches and clumps of what I assume to be pollen hanging like tiny grape clusters.

Photos / Sounds

What

Coast Live Oak Quercus agrifolia

Observer

hhayes

Date

February 10, 2016 07:49 AM PST

Photos / Sounds

What

Southern Live Oak Quercus virginiana

Observer

jimmybunny

Date

February 4, 2016

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

beeches Genus Fagus

Observer

snnguyennn

Date

February 8, 2016

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

This tree was located at Cal State LA near the Confucius statue. The leaves were orange/red. The tree looked like it was about seven to eight feet high, and the circumference of the trunk was about seven to nine inches.

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Description from Wikipedia

The family Fagaceae includes beeches and oaks, and comprises about 600 species of both evergreen and deciduous trees and shrubs, which are characterized by alternate simple leaves with pinnate venation, unisexual flowers in the form of catkins, and fruit in the form of cup-like (cupule) nuts. Fagaceous leaves are often lobed and both petioles and stipules are generally present. Fruits lack endosperm and lie in a scaly or spiny husk that may or may not enclose...

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