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Cercocarpus ledifolius  Nutt.  var. ledifolius 
Curl leaf mountain mahogany
Cercocarpus ledifolius var. ledifolius, 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
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Cercocarpus ledifolius var. hypoleucus
More information about  Cercocarpus ledifolius var. ledifolius
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora


Cercocarpus:  from the Greek kerkos, "tail," and karpos, "fruit," an allusion to the tail-shaped achene (contributed by Cynthia Powell)

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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jun 17, 2019).