Rosaceae Cercocarpus montanus Raf.

True Mountain Mahogany

Navajo - Fiber, Building Material

Use documented by:
Elmore, Francis H., 1944, Ethnobotany of the Navajo, Sante Fe, NM. School of American Research, page 53

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Scientific name: Cercocarpus montanus Raf.
USDA symbol: CEMOM4 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: True Mountain Mahogany
Family: Rosaceae
Family (APG): Rosaceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo
Use category: Fiber
Use sub-category: Building Material
Notes: Wood used to make the handle of the weaving distaff, dice and the sweathouse for ceremonies.

RECRD: 2898 id: 8951