Canyon Live Oak - Quercus chrysolepis

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Canyon Live Oak aka Canyon, Golden Cup, Maul (Quercus chrysolepis) is a magnificent evergreen oak native from south-western Oregon through California into Baja California, Mexico. Though in arid conditions it may grow as a shrubby tree to only 20 feet tall, in most of its range it can grow up to 90 feet tall and wide. Can be heavily productive of very large acorns up to 2 inches long, that are traditionally used as a nutritious food after leaching out their tannins. Tough and long lived tree it can take temperatures down to -11 degrees F.