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Cercocarpus intricatus (Dwarf mountain mahogany)
Cressler, Alan

Cercocarpus intricatus

Cercocarpus intricatus S. Watson

Dwarf Mountain Mahogany, Littleleaf Mountain Mahogany, Narrowleaf Mountain Mahogany

Rosaceae (Rose Family)

Synonym(s): Cercocarpus intricatus var. villosus, Cercocarpus ledifolius var. intricatus

USDA Symbol: CEIN7

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Fruit Type: Achene
Size Notes: To about 8 feet in height.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Red , Pink , Yellow
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun


USA: AZ , CA , CO , NM , NV , UT

Web Reference

Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Cercocarpus intricatus in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Cercocarpus intricatus in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Cercocarpus intricatus


Record Modified: 2023-05-09
Research By: Joseph A. Marcus

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