Catalina Mountain Mahogany
Betuloides but with larger leaves and it is more garden tolerant.
Catalina mountain mahogany. With only seven adult plants remaining in 2002 the catalina mahogany cercocarpus traskiae is one of the rarest plants in the world. It is rather like c. Five year review cercocarpus traskiae catalina island mountain mahogany i. Methodology used to complete the review.
Cercocarpus traskiae known by the common names santa catalina island mountain mahogany and catalina mahogany is a rare species of plant in the rose family. Catalina island mountain mahogany is a california endangered plant species which means that killing or possessing the plant is prohibited by the california endangered species act cesa. This small tree is endemic to catalina island with only one single population remaining in the wild according to iucn which lists the catalina mahogany tree as critically endangered. The catalina mahogany is a small long lived evergreen tree or shrub with thick stiff leathery leaves.
It grows naturally only in one gully system on the south side of the sland. Because of its narrow habit it is an excellent. About catalina island mountain mahogany cercocarpus traskiae cercocarpus traskiae known by the common names santa catalina island mountain mahogany and catalina mahogany is a rare species of plant in the rose family. Island mountain mahogany cercocarpus alnifolius is an evergreen multitrunk shrub 12 tall 4 wide with leaves to the base.
The catalina island mountain mahogany cercocarpus traskiae is thought to be one of the rarest shrubs in the continental united states. The catalina island mountain mahogany cercocarpus traskiae is a species of concern belonging in the species group plants and found in the following areas. Cercocarpus alnifolius island mountain mahogany also called cercocarpus betuloides var.