Taxon  Report   1883 
Cercocarpus ledifolius  Nutt.
Desert mountainmahogany,  curl leaf mountain mahogany
Cercocarpus ledifolius, a dicot, is a tree or shrub that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Cercocarpus ledifolius
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Cercocarpus ledifolius
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Cercocarpus ledifolius
© 2007 Steve Matson
Sagebrush Scrub, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest
Habitat: slopes [Walker]
Family: ROSACEAE  
Genus: Cercocarpus
Subspecies and Varieties:
Cercocarpus ledifolius var. intermontanus
Cercocarpus ledifolius var. intricatus
Cercocarpus ledifolius var. ledifolius
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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Nursery availability on CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Aug 01, 2015).

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