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Chrysolepis chrysophylla
golden chinkapin Beach Family
Chrysolepis chrysophylla Fagaceae
common names
  golden chinkapin
  giant chinquapin
accepted scientific name
  Chrysolepis chrysophylla (Douglas ex Hook.) Hjelmq.
rules for finding collection records
  Castanopsis chrysophylla (107)
  Chrysolepis chrysophylla (1040)
family name
Image Author: ©2009 Mike Linksvayer
Image License: CC BY
Image Source
Category: Shrubs, Broadleaf Trees
Flowers: No obvious petals
Petal colors: color color
Leaf: Alternate
Plant Observed All Year

How Likely at this Location (26%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
Links to Plant Photos
Cal Photos (57)
Paul Slichter (9)
J. Reveal (5)
Wikimedia Commons (4)
G.D.Carr (5)
Cal Photos (3)
Adam Schneider (1)
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Native Plant Status
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