Hansen's Northwest Native Plant Database


Lithocarpus densiflorus (Shrub Tan Oak)

 

Kingdom

 Plantae Plants

Subkingdom

 Tracheobionta Vascular plants

Superdivision

 Spermatophyta Seed plants

Division

 Magnoliophyta Flowering plants

Class

 Magnoliopsida Dicotyledons

Subclass

 Hamamelididae

Order

 Fagales

Family

 Fagaceae Beech family

Genus

 Lithocarpus Blume tanoak

Species

 Lithocarpus densiflorus (Hook. & Arn.) Rehder tanoak

This shrubby form of Tan Oak, with its greenish gray leaves, grows only 3 - 5' tall. It is perfect for small gardens.

      

Photos above courtesy of Joseph O'Brien, USDA Forest Service

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