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Cercocarpus ledifolius var. ledifolius

Cercocarpus ledifolius Nutt. var. ledifolius

Curl Leaf Mountain Mahogany, Curl-leaf Mountain Mahogany

Rosaceae (Rose family)

Synonym(s): Cercocarpus ledifolius var. hypoleucus


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub , Tree
Fruit Type: Achene
Size Notes: Up to about 10 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Red , Yellow , Green
Bloom Time: Apr , May
Bloom Notes: Flowers have sepals, no petals.


USA: AZ , CO , ID , MT , OR , UT , WY

Web Reference

Webref 30 - Calflora (2018) Calflora
Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2019-07-31
Research By: CBR

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