Taxon  Report   1887    
Cercocarpus traskiae  Eastw.
Catalina island mountain mahogany
Cercocarpus traskiae
© 1993 Dean Wm. Taylor
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Cercocarpus traskiae
© 2017 Zoya Akulova
Cercocarpus traskiae, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

It is listed by the State of California as Endangered and by the Federal Government as 'Endangered '.

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Observation Hotline
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point, line, or polygon

one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Cercocarpus traskiae
© 2018 Susan McDougall
Family: ROSACEAE  
Genus: Cercocarpus
Communities: Chaparral
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Cercocarpus betuloides var. traskiae
PLANTS: Cercocarpus montanus var. traskiae
More information about  Cercocarpus traskiae
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation


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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:   (Accessed: Dec 16, 2018).