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Tree Chinquapin

As I mentioned in my post of 07-19-17 (Bush Chinquapin), the bush chinquapin (Chrysolepis sempervirens) and the tree chinquapin (Chrysolepis chrysophylla) are often difficult to identify. Not only are these two species morphologically similar, their growth forms often overlaps. There … Continue reading

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Bush Chinquapin

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With only two species Chrysolepis or chinquapins in California, identification theoretically should be simple. Not so!  There is significant overlap between the species in the height they attain and in their gross morphology. One species grows to be a tree, … Continue reading

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