Taxon  Report   1878    
Cercocarpus betuloides  Nutt.
Birch leaf mountain mahogany,  Mountain mahogany
Cercocarpus betuloides, a dicot, is a tree or shrub that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

Bloom Period
Habitat: slopes

Communities: Chaparral, Northern Oak Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS other name:
Cercocarpus montanus var. glaber

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Cercocarpus montanus var. glaber
ICPN: Cercocarpus montanus
More information about  Cercocarpus betuloides
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora


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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: May 25, 2020).