UC Davis Tree and Bench Dedications
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Mosaic Oak Tree
Plaque Dedications

price: $1500

To dedicate/donate contact Suzanne Ullensvang:

sullensvang@ucdavis.edu / (530)752-8324

Mosaic Oak Tree Plaque Dedications

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kermes oak


scientific name: Quercus coccifera

common name: kermes oak

Plaque description

An underwing butterfly larva feeds on leaves. Note: This oak is known for the Kermes insect (a type of scale insect) which lives its lifespan on the branches and produces a red dye. The Kermes insect is not pictured on the plaque.

Plaque artist

Tina Vu

Tree height

3.4 meters

Native range

Mediterranean region: from Portugal east to Turkey, also northwestern Africa

Year received


Acorn source

Barcelona, Spain

Plaque Location

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A9 map