Mountain Mahogany - Cercocarpus ledifolius

Ethnobotanical Uses

Leaves and seeds




"Gosiute Burn Dressing Poultice of powdered green wood applied to burns. --- Paiute Analgesic Decoction of bark taken for stomachaches. Antidiarrheal Compound infusion of scraped bark given to children for diarrhea. --- Cold Remedy Infusion of bark taken for colds."(Moerman 149)

Other Uses:

"Havasupai Red Inner bark used as a red dye for buckskin. Gosiute Hunting & Fishing Item Wood used for the heads of fish spears. Tools Used as a root digger or camas stick. --- Shoshoni Hunting & Fishing Wood used to make arrow tips." (Moerman 149)