Quercus calliprinos
Palestine oak

Fagaceae (beech family)
E Mediterranean, SW Asia

Several oak species new to campus, or rarely seen here, were planted in 2003 by Magic, Inc., of Palo Alto. The plants were small, and in some cases only acorns: Q. calliprinos (Palestine oak), Q. engelmannii (Engelmann oak), and Q. parvula var. shrevei (Shreve oak). Three Mexican oak acorns also were planted: Q. greggii, Q. diversifolia, and Q. mexicana.

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