Gambel's oak

Gambel's oak

quercusgambelii.
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The successful REEF nest site was in a large Gambel's oak cavity, while the ITALY nest was on a mistletoe platform in a mature Douglas-fir tree.
Habitat Alkali sacaton Grama Browse grassland grassland Apache plume (Fallugia -- 14 paradoxa) Cliff fendlerbush (Fendlera -- -- rupicola) Four-wing saltbush 81 6 (Atriplex canescens) Gambel's oak (Quercus -- -- gambelii) Gray oak (Quercus grisea) -- -- Little leaf sumac (Rhus 1 16 microphylla) Mountain mahogany -- 13 (Cercocarpus montanus) Scrub live oak (Quercus -- 9 turbinella) Squawbush (Rhus trilobata) -- 9 Wavy leaf oak (Quercus -- 2 pauciloba) Winterfat -- 30 (Krascheninnikovia lanata) Wright's silktassel (Garrya -- <1 wrightii) Total (browse) 82 99 Total (all shrubs) 164(<1) 494(1) Percentage cover 7.
The overstory vegetation at Fort Lewis A is predominately ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa) and Gambel's oak (Quercus gambeli); understory vegetation is primarily blue grama (Bouteloua gracilis), black grama (B.
When I began hunting Mearns quail a half-dozen years ago, I discovered that the cover--blue and Gambel's oaks growing on steep, grassy hillsides--was surprisingly thick.