Calflora
Taxon  Report   1886    
Cercocarpus minutiflorus  Abrams
Smooth mountain mahogany
Cercocarpus minutiflorus
© 2012 Ron Vanderhoff
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Cercocarpus minutiflorus
© 2013 Keir Morse
Cercocarpus minutiflorus
© 2012 Ron Vanderhoff
Cercocarpus minutiflorus, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is found only slightly beyond California borders.

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Cercocarpus minutiflorus
© 2016 Chris Hendrickson
Family: ROSACEAE  
Genus: Cercocarpus
Communities: Chaparral
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS accepted name:
Cercocarpus montanus var. minutiflorus

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Cercocarpus montanus var. minutiflorus
More information about  Cercocarpus minutiflorus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (CEMOM)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 16, 2018).