Taxon  Report   11192 
Hesperocyparis pygmaea  (Lemmon) Bartel
Pygmy cypress
Hesperocyparis pygmaea
© 2009 Neal Kramer
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Hesperocyparis pygmaea, a gymnosperm, is a tree that is native to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Hesperocyparis pygmaea
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Genus: Hesperocyparis
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS
Alternate Names:
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TJM2: Cupressus goveniana ssp. pigmaea
TJM2: Cupressus goveniana ssp. pygmaea
TJM2: Cupressus goveniana var. pygmaea
TJM2 + CNPS: Callitropsis pygmaea
More information about  Hesperocyparis pygmaea
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

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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: Mar 18, 2018).

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