Mystery Tree #6
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- Leaves: Pinnately lobed, about 5" long;
7-9 rounded lobes on each leaf, but quite variable; dark green above.
- Fruit: Looks like an acorn with a hat-like
cap (shallow); about the size of the tip of your thumb.
- Twigs: Thick, with several buds at the tip.
- Distribution: Throughout the valley bottoms
and foothills of western Oregon and Washington, and south into northern
California (to San Francisco).
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