Quercus cedrosensis

Quercus cedrosensis, the Cedros Island oak,[3] is a species of plant in the family Fagaceae.

Quercus cedrosensis
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Fagales
Family: Fagaceae
Genus: Quercus
Subgenus: Quercus subg. Quercus
Section: Quercus sect. Protobalanus
Q. cedrosensis
Binomial name
Quercus cedrosensis
  • Quercus sedrosensis C.H.Mull.

Quercus cedrosensis is native to Baja California state in northwestern Mexico, including Cedros Island. It has also been found in San Diego County, California.[4]

Quercus cedrosensis is vulnerable to habitat loss due to overgrazing by goats and overlogging.[1]


  1. ^ a b Kenny, L.; Wenzell, K.; Beckman, E. (2017). "Quercus cedrosensis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2017: e.T30727A2795402. Retrieved 4 April 2020.
  2. ^ "Quercus cedrosensis C.H.Mull.". World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP). Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew – via The Plant List.
  3. ^ "Quercus cedrosensis". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA. Retrieved 30 July 2015.
  4. ^ "Quercus cedrosensis". Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database – via www.calflora.org.