Thursday, February 16, 2017

Cercocarpus ledifolius (Curl-Leaf Mountain Mahogany)

 7/2/16 Horseshoe Meadow Road, Lone Pine Region, Eastern Sierra, 
Inyo National Forest, Inyo County, CA

 7/2/16 Horseshoe Meadow Road

7/2/16 Horseshoe Meadow Road


COMMON NAME: Curl-Leaf Mountain Mahogany

SPECIES: Cercocarpus ledifolius

FAMILY: Rosaceae (Rose Family)

LIFE LIST DATE: 7/2/2016

LOCATION: Horseshoe Meadow Road, Lone Pine Region, Inyo National Forest, Eastern Sierra, Inyo County, CA 


Treatment from Jepson eFlora:


 petiole 0--6 mm; blade 0.3--3 cm, 1--9(11) mm wide, linear to lanceolate, entire, leathery, abaxially glabrous to densely hairy or woolly. 

Inflorescence: flowers 1--10. 

Flower: hypanthium 2--6 mm, 3--10 mm in fruit, rim 1--3.5 mm diam; stamens 10--25, anthers glabrous. 

Fruit: 6--11 mm; style 3--7 cm. 

eFlora Treatment Author: Brian Vanden Heuvel & Richard Lis

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