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.
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 pygmaea
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Family: CUPRESSACEAE  
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
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This plant is available commercially.
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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jul 30, 2016).

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