Taxon  Report   11190 
Hesperocyparis macrocarpa  (Hartw.) Bartel
Monterey cypress
Hesperocyparis macrocarpa
© 2015 Peter J. Warner
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Hesperocyparis macrocarpa
© 2014 Zoya Akulova
Hesperocyparis macrocarpa
© 2008 Neal Kramer
Hesperocyparis macrocarpa, a gymnosperm, is a tree that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Hesperocyparis macrocarpa
© 2008 Neal Kramer
Genus: Hesperocyparis
Closed-cone Pine Forest
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Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Neocupressus macrocarpa
ICPN + PLANTS: Cupressus macrocarpa
ICPN + CNPS + PLANTS: Callitropsis macrocarpa
More information about  Hesperocyparis macrocarpa
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Cal-IPC 2006:  Species Native to Part of California, but Invasive in Other Parts of the State

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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: Aug 21, 2018).

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