Taxon  Report   10729 
Callitropsis nootkatensis  (D. Don) Florin ex D. P. Little
Alaska cedar
Callitropsis nootkatensis
© 2006 Christopher L. Christie
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Callitropsis nootkatensis
© 2007 Michael Kauffmann
Callitropsis nootkatensis
© 2006 Shawn DeCew
Callitropsis nootkatensis, a gymnosperm, is a tree that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 4.3 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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Callitropsis nootkatensis
© 2015 James Gonsman
Genus: Callitropsis
Red Fir Forest
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS
Alternate Names:
(according to)

ICPN + PLANTS: Chamaecyparis nootkatensis
ICPN + PLANTS: Xanthocyparis nootkatensis
ICPN + CNPS + PLANTS: Cupressus nootkatensis
More information about  Callitropsis nootkatensis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Sep 21, 2018).

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