Quercus agrifolia (Californian Live Oak)
Also known as: Encina
Location: Only found in oak collections.
Often shrubby with stems prostrate or only a few feet high.
Flowers open in May with the appearance of the young leaves.
The sessile acorns are a long conical shape 3.7cm long, often deeply enclosed in the cup. They ripen in one year and fall in October.