Taxon  Report   1263 
Calocedrus decurrens  (Torrey) Florin
Bastard cedar,  Incense cedar, Post cedar, White cedar

Calocedrus decurrens
© 2005 Steven Perkins
Calocedrus decurrens
© 2008 Robert E. Preston, Ph.D.
Calocedrus decurrens, a gymnosperm, is a tree that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Calocedrus decurrens
© 2013 Zoya Akulova
Genus: Calocedrus
Mixed Evergreen Forest, Yellow Pine Forest
Habitat: canyons, slopes [Walker]
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   3 (strong indicator)   [Safford et al 2005]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Heyderia decurrens
PLANTS: Libocedrus decurrens
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Location Suitability

Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.


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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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International Plants Names Index

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Nov 28, 2015).

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