Brewer oak series
Section: shrb Series Dominated by Shrubs
Series formation: 
Series height:<5 m
Series canopy cover:ci
Series ground layer:g
Elevation range (lower):600
(upper):   1800
Wetland information:[not available]
Upland information: Uplands:upper slopes, may be steep, rocky.
Reference:Griffin & Critchfield (1972), Twisselmann (1967).
Comments:The Jepson Manual considers Brewer oak ( Quercus garryana var. breweri ) and shin oak ( Q. g. var. semota ) to be a single variety. These shrubby forms of Oregon white oak ( Q. g. var. g. ) grow in thin soils, commonly at higher elevations than the tree form. Brewer oak grows in NorCo, KlaR, f-CasR, n. f-SN, m-SN; shin oak in s. f-SN, m-SN, m-TraR. Stands of both varieties are included in this series.
Plot based descriptions:Keeler-Wolf (1986c, 1988b) Keeler-Wolf (1990e) describes stands at Doll Basin candidate RNA in Mendocino Co., Thornburgh (1981), Keeler-Wolf (1989i) in Keeler-Wolf (1990e) stands at Ruth candidate RNA, Jimerson (1993) defines one association in Trinity o. m-NorCo; Sawyer et al . (1978b) in Keeler-Wolf (1990e) describe stands at Indian Creek, Keeler-Wolf & Keeler-Wolf (1975), Keeler-Wolf (1989e) in Keeler-Wolf (1990e) stands at Hosselkus Limestone candidate RNA in Shasta Co., Sawyer (1981b) in Keeler-Wolf (1990e) defines one iation at North Trinity Mountain candidate RNA Humboldt Co. m-KlaR; Keeler-Wolf (1986b, 1990d) Keeler-Wolf (1990d) describes stands at Indian Creek proposed RNA in Tehama Co. f-CasR; Keeler-Wolf (1990c) stands at Long Canyon candidate RNA in Ke rn Co. m-SN.
Series Association:Jimerson (1993): Oregon white oak-Brewer oak/California fescue association. Sawyer (1981b): White fir/huckleberry oak association.
FormationMixed needle-leafed evergreen-cold deciduous forest
Geographical associated regions: View Regions for: Brewer oak series
Representative Image: View Representative Photograph for: Brewer oak series
Common species: View common species for: Brewer oak series

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