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  • Scientific Names
    • Bursera microphylla
  • English
    • Elephant Tree
    • littleleaf elephant tree
  • Spanish
    • Torote
  • Seri
    • xoop
  • Náhuatl
    • cuajiote blanco

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Recent observations

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Elephant Tree Bursera microphylla

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April 15, 2012 09:06 AM MDT

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Elephant Tree Bursera microphylla

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desertdutchman

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January 23, 2017 11:35 AM MST

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Elephant Tree Bursera microphylla

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pioleon

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January 17, 2017 06:47 PM MST

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Elephant Tree Bursera microphylla

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jrebman

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January 15, 2017 10:35 AM PST

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Elephant Tree Bursera microphylla

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sallydavis

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January 14, 2017 11:09 AM PST

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Elephant Tree Bursera microphylla

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rcarolina

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January 10, 2017 09:25 AM ICT

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Elephant Tree Bursera microphylla

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reginawalks

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January 4, 2016 11:51 AM PST

Description

On Elephant Tree Trail, no GPS

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Elephant Tree Bursera microphylla

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alan_rockefeller

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November 20, 2016 04:39 PM ICT

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(Somewhere...)

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Elephant Tree Bursera microphylla

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littlefield

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December 31, 2016 10:41 AM MST

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Elephant Tree Bursera microphylla

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siempreviva

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the past

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Elephant Tree Bursera microphylla

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mhedin

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December 18, 2010 03:43 PM PST

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Elephant Tree Bursera microphylla

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hikingsandiego

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December 18, 2016 09:12 AM PST
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Description from Wikipedia

Bursera microphylla belongs to the family Burseraceae in the order Sapindales. Bursera microphylla, known by the common name elephant tree in English or 'torote' in Spanish, is a tree in genus Bursera. It grows into a distinctive sculptural form, with a thickened, water-storing or caudiciform trunk. It is narrowly distributed in the United States in the Anza-Borrego Desert State Park region.

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Conservation Summary

  • California, US
    2.3 (Source: CNPS)
    California Native Plant Society, California Rare Plant Rank 2.3: Plants Rare, Threatened, or Endangered in California, But More Common Elsewhere - Not very threatened in California
No range data available.
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