Taxon  Report   11189 
Hesperocyparis goveniana  (Gordon) Bartel
Gowen cypress
Hesperocyparis goveniana
© 1978 Lee Dittmann
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Hesperocyparis goveniana
© F. Howitt 2007 California Academy of Sciences
Hesperocyparis goveniana, a gymnosperm, is a tree that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

It is listed by the Federal Government as Threatened .

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Hesperocyparis goveniana
© 1978 Lee Dittmann
Genus: Hesperocyparis
Closed-cone Pine Forest
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Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS
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PLANTS: Cupressus goveniana ssp. goveniana
PLANTS: Neocupressus goveniana
TJM2 + PLANTS: Cupressus goveniana
TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS: Callitropsis goveniana
More information about  Hesperocyparis goveniana
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Nov 22, 2017).

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