Latin name: Cercocarpus minutiflorus Abrams
  Pronunciation: sir-ko-KAR-pus my-noo-ti-FLOR-us

  Common name: San Diego mountain mahogany
  Family: Rosaceae (Rose)
  Habitat: Dry slopes to 3000', chaparral
  Blooming period: March
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Cercocarpus
  2) minutiflorus
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