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    • Cercocarpus betuloides betuloides
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    • birch-leaf mountain-mahogany

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Recent observations

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Observer

greenrosettas

Date

August 2, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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What

birch-leaf mountain-mahogany Cercocarpus betuloides var. betuloides

Observer

finatic

Date

July 25, 2014 06:42 PM PDT

Description

San Diego County, California, US

Photos / Sounds

What

birch-leaf mountain-mahogany Cercocarpus betuloides var. betuloides

Observer

finatic

Date

June 22, 2014 12:57 PM PDT

Description

San Diego County, California, US

Photos / Sounds

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What

birch-leaf mountain-mahogany Cercocarpus betuloides var. betuloides

Observer

jaykeller

Date

June 22, 2014 01:00 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

birch-leaf mountain-mahogany Cercocarpus betuloides var. betuloides

Observer

jaykeller

Date

May 12, 2014 11:26 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

birch-leaf mountain-mahogany Cercocarpus betuloides var. betuloides

Observer

jaykeller

Date

May 12, 2014 09:28 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Observer

c_michael_hogan

Date

March 3, 2014

Description

Seen in early leaf-out and budding stage along the riparian area. The height of this shrub was about 1.8 meters, and leaf lengths were eight to ten mm long.

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Photos / Sounds

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What

birch-leaf mountain-mahogany Cercocarpus betuloides var. betuloides

Observer

finatic

Date

February 23, 2014 11:08 AM PST

Description

San Diego County, California, US

Photos / Sounds

What

birch-leaf mountain-mahogany Cercocarpus betuloides var. betuloides

Observer

finatic

Date

February 17, 2014 03:34 PM PST

Description

San Diego County, California, US

Photos / Sounds

Observer

justin2

Date

November 17, 2013 11:29 AM PST

Description

Small tree or tall shrub somewhat common in the foothills. Alternate compound leaves. Leaves rounded-tipped, rather thicker than berry leaves. Stems smooth, not prickly.

Photos / Sounds

What

birch-leaf mountain-mahogany Cercocarpus betuloides var. betuloides

Observer

icosahedron

Date

August 3, 2013 01:26 PM PDT
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Description from Wikipedia

Cercocarpus betuloides, the birchleaf mountain mahogany, is a species of flowering plant in the rose family, Rosaceae. It typically grows in dry areas in the foothills and mountains of California, often in chaparral communities, and in other parts of the Southwestern United States and Baja California.