Cercocarpus minutiflorus

San Diego mountain mahogany

  • Height:   above 5 ft
  • Life Cycle:   perennial
  • Growth Type:   shrub
  • Flower Size:   small, 1/4 - 1 in
  • Flower Type:   solitary
  • Bloom Type:   spring
  • Flower Color:   white
  • Native to California:   YES
  • California Range:   coast
  • Water Requirements:   low
  • Average Live Seed per Bulk Pound:   14,000

Taxon report data from Calflora

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Cercocarpus minutiflorus

Common Name:Smooth mountain mahogany

Cercocarpus minutiflorus, a angiosperm, is a shrub that is native to California.

US Distribution:extends only slightly beyond CA borders
Plant Community(s):Chaparral

Name Status:

Recognized as current in TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93

County distribution list:

Inyo, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Diego

See a detailed Distribution Grid of this plant in Calfornia.

Links: USDA Plants Profile | Jepson Herbarium

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Bloom Months
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