Name:  Mountain Mahogany (Cercocarpus Betuloides)

Family:
  Rose (Roseaceae)

Flowering Season:
 March thru May

Notes: A native shrub or tree, it has tough, waxy leaves which help retain moisture during dry periods.  Can reach 20 feet

 

 

Photographs by Gabi McLean
Mountain Mahogany (Cercocarpus Betuloides