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Title: Cercocarpus Kunth: mountain-mahogany
Author: Kitchen, Stanley G.
Source: In: Bonner, Franklin T.; Karrfalt, Robert P., eds. The Woody Plant Seed Manual. Agric. Handbook No. 727. Washington, DC. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service. p. 381-384.
Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
Description: The mountain mahoganies - genus Cercocarpus - are 8 to 10 species of moderately to intricately branched shrubs or small trees that are endemic to dry coastal and interior mountains of the western United States and Mexico (Stutz 1990). Leaves are generally persistent and stems are unarmed. Two of the most widely distributed and utilized species are described here.
Keywords: Cercocarpus Kunth, mountain-mahogany
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Kitchen, Stanley G. 2008. Cercocarpus Kunth: mountain-mahogany. In: Bonner, Franklin T.; Karrfalt, Robert P., eds. The Woody Plant Seed Manual. Agric. Handbook No. 727. Washington, DC. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service. p. 381-384.
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