Latin name: Quercus wislizeni A. DC. var.
  frutescens Engelm.
  Pronunciation: KWER-kus wis-liz-EN-ee-eye
  froo-TES-ens

  Common name: Shrubby interior live oak
  Family: Fagaceae (Oak)
  Habitat: Valleys and slopes, interior canyons,
  chaparral and foothill woodland to about 5000'

  Blooming period: March to May
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Quercus
  2) wislizeni
3) frutescens
  NOTE: I am skeptical of the distinction between var.
  wislizenii and var. frutescens. It may be that they are
  just different life stages of a single species.  
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