Definition of Coast live oak

1. Noun. Highly variable often shrubby evergreen oak of coastal zone of western North America having small thick usually spiny-toothed dark-green leaves.

Exact synonyms: California Live Oak, Quercus Agrifolia
Generic synonyms: Live Oak



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Coast Live Oak

coast
coast-to-coast
coast banksia
coast boykinia
coast fox
coast guard
coast guards
coast lily
coast live oak (current term)
coast polypody
coast rat
coast redwood
coast rhododendron
coast white cedar
coastal
coastal diving bird
coastal motor boat
coastal motor boats
coastal plain
coastal rein orchid
coastal squeeze
coastally
coasted

Literary usage of Coast live oak

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1. The California Spotted Owl: A Technical Assessment of Its Current Status. by Jared Verner (1992)
"In shallower canyons in the Cleveland NF, these forests may consist almost exclusively of coast live oak. 2. Live oak/hi^cone Douglas-fir forest—This ..."

2. The Journal of Heredity by American Genetic Association (1915)
"It happened that the wild black walnut tree which was the parent of the original specimens of the new form, stood beside a large coast live oak tree and ..."

3. The Silva of California by Willis Linn Jepson (1910)
"Var. frutescens of the coast live oak is the low scrub of the hill summits with markedly spiny leaves. ..."

4. Outdoor Heritage by Harold Child Bryant (1919)
"Splendid examples of the coast live oak may be found on the campuses of the University of California at Berkeley and of the Leland Stanford Junior ..."

5. The Trees of California by Willis Linn Jepson (1909)
"coast live oak. 12. QUERCUS AGRIFOLIA Nee. Figs. 93, 94 and 34. ... Coast Live Oak, called simply Live Oak, is a low broad- headed tree commonly 20 to 40 ..."

6. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"There are several species of oak, but of little value,—among them being the Coast live oak (Q. agrifolia\ the largest and most generally distributed oak in ..."

7. The Principal Species of Wood: Their Characteristic Properties by Charles Henry Snow (1908)
"coast live oak (Cal.). Encena (Cal.). California Live Oak (Cal.). Evergreen Oak (Cal.). Locality. California. Features of Tree. Forty to seventy-five and ..."

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