Down to the torrent at the bottom of the cañon, and up its steep side, are large pines and live-oaks, mountain mahogany and cedar.
mountain mahogany (Cercocarpus ledifolius) is not a mahogany, and is not even in the same family.
Into these, the soldiers stuffed great logs of mountain mahogany, and the fires were kept roaring day and night.
The mountain mahogany sometimes is thirty feet high, and two in diameter.
The surrounding trees were mountain mahogany and chokecherry.