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Cercocarpus montanus var. montanus (Alderleaf mountain mahogany)
Anderson, Wynn

Cercocarpus montanus var. montanus

Cercocarpus montanus Raf. var. montanus

Alderleaf Mountain Mahogany, Alder-leaf Mountain Mahogany

Rosaceae (Rose family)

Synonym(s): Cercocarpus montanus var. flabellifolius


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub , Tree
Fruit Type: Achene
Size Notes: Up to about 15 feet tall.

Bloom Information

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


USA: AZ , CO , ID , KS , MT , NE , NM , NV , OK , OR , SD , UT , WY

Web Reference

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

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2021-02-25
Research By: CBR

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