Definition of Canyon live oak
1. Noun. Medium-sized evergreen of southwestern United States and northwestern Mexico with oblong leathery often spiny-edged leaves.
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Literary usage of Canyon live oak
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1. The California Spotted Owl: A Technical Assessment of Its Current Status. by Jared Verner (1992)
"Even among oaks, however, canyon live oak is unusually sensitive to damage and ... On the other hand, canyon live oak sprouts vigorously from the root crown ..."
2. Wood and Other Organic Structural Materials by Charles Henry Snow (1917)
"Canyon Oak, Iron Oak, Maul Oak, canyon live oak, Black Live Valparaiso Oak (Cal.). Oak, Golden-cup Oak (Cal.). LOCALITIES. West of the Rocky Mountains, ..."
3. The Principal Species of Wood: Their Characteristic Properties by Charles Henry Snow (1908)
"Canyon Oak, Iron Oak, Maul canyon live oak, Black Live Oak, Valparaiso Oak (Cal.). Oak, Golden-cup Oak (Cal.). Locality. West of Rocky Mountains, canyons, ..."
4. History of the Lumber Industry of America by James Elliott Defebaugh (1906)
"canyon live oak. Sudworth. " This California live oak is usually not more than forty or fifty feet in height, with a short trunk from three to five feet in ..."
5. American Marten, Fisher, Lynx, and Wolverine: Survey Methods for Their Detection by William J. Zielinski, Thomas E. Kucera (1998)
"... canyon live oak, interior live oak, California laurel, arbutus, and Pacific bayberry on the north-facing slopes; chapparal shrubland of ..."
6. Tree-culture in New Zealand by Henry John Matthews (1905)
"... —Canyon Live-oak. —California. 100ft. E. Magnificent growth. Dense, tough timber; the best of American Oaks for timber. Hardy ; warm moist soils. ..."