Latin name: Quercus palmeri Engelm.
  Pronunciation: KWER-kus PALM-er-eye

  Common name: Palmer's oak
  Family: Fagaceae (Oak)
  Habitat: Rocky slopes, flats, dry thickets and edges
  of chaparral, 3000'-5000', north slope San Gabriels,
  east Peninsular Range, desert mountains

  Blooming period: April to May
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Quercus
  2) palmeri
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