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Cercocarpus traskiae

Cercocarpus traskiae Eastw.

Catalina Island Mountain Mahogany, Santa Catalina Mountain Mahogany

Rosaceae (Rose family)

Synonym(s): Cercocarpus betuloides var. traskiae, Cercocarpus montanus var. traskiae

USDA Symbol: CETR4

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub , Tree
Fruit Type: Achene
Size Notes: Up to about 25 feet tall.

Bloom Information

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



U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Threatened & Endangered Status

USFWS Species Profile: Q0DQ
Status: Endangered
Historic Range: U.S.A. (CA)
Critical Habitat: N/A
Special Rules: N/A
This information is derived from the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Serrvice Environmental Conservation Online System.

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


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

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