- n type genus of Burseraceae; tropical and subtropical American shrubs and trees some yielding timber and gum elemi
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- Hike to a rare plant once thought to be the only one in the county.
The elephant tree (Bursera microphylla) is rarely found in the United States. It is found in the Gila Range of Arizona and, more commonly, in Baja California and Sonora, Mexico. For many years it was thought not to exist at all in the United States.
March 5, 2014 - San Diego Reader