Quercus canbyi Trel. 1924

Twigs slender (2 mm.), fluted, quickly glabrate, glossy red with scarcely evident lenticels. Buds
somewhat glossy brown, gray-ciliate, ovoid, scarcely 1.5 x 2 mm. Leaves deciduous,
narrowly lanceolate, long attenuate, cuneate, setaceously few-toothed with deep rounded
sinuses, rather small (1.5-2.5 x 6-9 cm.), from minutely scurfy above and short-floccose
beneath becoming glossy green and quite glabrous, or with axillary tufts beneath; veins
about 6-8 pairs, somewhat brandling but hardly looped; petiole glabrous, 1 x 10-20 mm.
Catkins: male 50 mm. long, slender, lightly almost cobwebby, the glabrous ellipsoid anthers
little exserted. Fruit solitary or paired, at most very short-stalked; cup umbonately cup-shaped,
small (10 mm. in diameter), with thin appressed rather acute silvery scales; acorn elongated-ovoid, 1
2 mm. long, somewhat silvery-silky, scarcely half-included.