desert mahogany


Definition of desert mahogany

: a widely distributed mountain mahogany (Cercocarpus ledifolius) that grows as a large shrub or small tree on dry gravelly uplands of the western U.S. and is an important browse for deer

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“Desert mahogany.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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