S. Oregon, California (Mts.) as per WCSP;

 

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Chrysolepis sempervirens from California-GS19022020-1 : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (2)
Chrysolepis sempervirens (Kellogg) Hjelmq.

Common name:  Chinquapin  
Family Fagaceae

Native of California and Oregon, evergreen shrub with narrowly elliptic leaves, golden to rusty beneath, distinct male and female flowers in clusters and nut fruit enclosed in spiny bur-like involucre.
Clicked from Tahoe Forest, August 3, 2017.  

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