Taxon  Report   11188 
Hesperocyparis forbesii  (Jeps.) Bartel
Tecate cypress
Hesperocyparis forbesii
© 2007 Dr. Mark S. Brunell
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Hesperocyparis forbesii
© 2008 Taya Cummins
Hesperocyparis forbesii, a gymnosperm, is a tree that is native to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Hesperocyparis forbesii
© 2009 Anna Bennett
Genus: Hesperocyparis
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Cupressus guadalupensis ssp. forbesii
PLANTS: Neocupressus guadalupensis var. forbesii
TJM2 + PLANTS: Cupressus forbesii
TJM2 + PLANTS: Cupressus guadalupensis var. forbesii
TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS: Callitropsis forbesii
More information about  Hesperocyparis forbesii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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website references from Google

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]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Dec 17, 2017).

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