live oak

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live oak:

see oakoak,
any tree or shrub of the genus Quercus of the family Fagaceae (beech family). This complex genus includes as many as 600, found chiefly in north temperate zones and also in Polynesia. The more southerly species, ranging into the tropics, are usually evergreen.
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Inland from the coast to the Sierra foothills, this becomes the dominant evergreen oak, although it can also be found in coastal foothills.
If you a create This could be in the form of a windbreak made up of tougher trees, for example our native hawthorn, native Scots pines, the evergreen oak, Sorbus and sycamores.
Ms Portman said of the cat-like canine: "She climbs trees in the garden at other times of year and has her favourites, such as cedar, pine and evergreen oak, but when the illuminated trail is on she just goes crazy, climbing anything in sight.

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