Mountain Mahogany Thicket

Mountain Mahogany (Cercocarpus betuloides) thicket at Black Mountain Open Space Preserve, San Diego, California, United States

Mountain Mahogany (Cercocarpus betuloides) Thicket — Black Mountain Open Space Preserve, San Diego, CA

Mountain Mahogany isn’t actually a mahogany – it is assumed that is was named because of its hard and dense wood quality.

At Black Mountain Open Space Preserve there’s a patch where it does incredibly well.

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