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.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 1B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  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: Oct 21, 2017).

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