Taxon  Report   11190 
Hesperocyparis macrocarpa  (Hartw.) Bartel
Monterey cypress
Hesperocyparis macrocarpa
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Hesperocyparis macrocarpa
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Hesperocyparis macrocarpa
© 2008 Neal Kramer
Hesperocyparis macrocarpa, a gymnosperm, is a tree that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.
The California Invasive Plant Council classifies its potential impact on native ecosystems as limited   (plant profile / CalWeedMapper).
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

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Hesperocyparis macrocarpa
© 2008 Neal Kramer
Family: CUPRESSACEAE  
Genus: Hesperocyparis
Community:
Closed-cone Pine Forest
Distribution by County 

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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS
Alternate Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Neocupressus macrocarpa
TJM2 + PLANTS: Cupressus macrocarpa
TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS: Callitropsis macrocarpa
More information about  Hesperocyparis macrocarpa
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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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Feb 12, 2016).

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