Taxon  Report   10729    
Callitropsis nootkatensis  (D. Don) Florin ex D. P. Little
Alaska cedar
Callitropsis nootkatensis, a gymnosperm, is a tree that is native to California, and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
California Rare Plant Rank: 4.3 (limited distribution).   CNPS Inventory
Observation Search
(49 records)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle
Genus: Callitropsis
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Communities: Red Fir Forest

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF + PLANTS: Chamaecyparis nootkatensis
JEF + CNPS + PLANTS: Cupressus nootkatensis
JEF + PLANTS: Xanthocyparis nootkatensis
More information about  Callitropsis nootkatensis
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

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Landscape information from Calscape

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Consortium of California Herbaria

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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 28, 2020).