Oregon white oak series
Section: tree Series Dominated by Trees
Series formation: 
Series height:<30 m
Series canopy cover:c
Series ground layer:sg
Elevation range (lower):60
(upper):   2500
Wetland information:[not available]
Upland information: Uplands:dry slopes, ridges; raised stream benches and terraces. The national inventory of wetland plants (Reed 1988) does not list Oregon white oak.
Reference:Oregon white oak range in CA (Griffin & Critchfield 1972); silvics (Stein 1990a). Barbour (1988), Griffin (1977) Pavlik et al. (1991), Riegel et al. (1991), Stein (1980b).
Comments:Stands of this series are forests or woodlands. This series includes associations of the tree form [ Quercus garryana var. g. ] of the species. The shrub form [ Quercus garryana var. breweri ] is treated in a shrub series. This tree is intolerant of shade, so is replaced over time by more tolerant conifers and hardwoods on drained, moist soils. We include the bald hills woodlands (Griffin 1977) of o-NorCo in this series. Keeler-Wolf (1990e) qualitatively describes Oregon white oak stands at Twin Rocks in Mendocino Co. o-NorCo.
Plot based descriptions:Saenz (1983), Saenz & Sawyer (1986) describe understories in Oregon white oak woodlands correlated with two grazing regimes in Humboldt Co., Anderson & Pasquinelli (1984) report tree age, basal area, and density for one stand in Sonoma Co. o-NorCo, Sugi ara & Reed (1987) define six associations in Redwood National Park, Leitner & Leitner (1988) in Keeler-Wolf (1990e) two associations at Soldier candidate RNA in Humboldt Co., Jokerst (1987) in Keeler-Wolf (1990e) reports tree density and cover at Twin Ro ks in Mendocino Co., Jimerson (1993) defines three associations in Six Rivers National Forest in o-NorCo; Taylor & Teare (1979a) in Keeler-Wolf (1990e) one association at Manzanita Creek candidate RNA in Trinity Co. m-KlaR.
Series Association:Jimerson (1993): Oregon white oak - black oak/tall-oatgrass association, Oregon white oak-Brewer oak/California fescue association, Oregon white oak - Douglas-fir/California fescue association. Leitner & Leitner (1988): Oregon white oak/poison-oak association [as Oregon white oak dense stands]. Sugihara et al. (1987): Oregon white oak/common snowberry association [as Quercus/Symphoricarpos vegetation type], Oregon white oak/dogtail association [as Quercus/Cynosurus vegetation type], Oregon white oak/Klamath gooseberry association [as Ribes/Phacelia vegetation type], Oregon white oak/mock-orange association [as Philadelphus/Cystopteris vegetation type], Oregon white oak/poison larkspur association [as Quercus/Delphinium vegetation type], Oregon white oak/orchid grass association [as Quercus/Dactylis vegetation type]. Taylor & Teare (1979a): Oregon white oak/California brome association [as Oregon white oak association].
FormationMixed needle-leafed evergreen-cold deciduous forest
Geographical associated regions: View Regions for: Oregon white oak series
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