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tanoak

oaklike ornamental evergreen tree with tannin-rich bark. It is a member of the beech family (Fagaceae) and is native to coastal areas of southern Oregon and northern California.

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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