Calflora
Taxon  Report   11190    
Hesperocyparis macrocarpa  (Hartw.) Bartel
Monterey cypress
Hesperocyparis macrocarpa, a gymnosperm, is a tree that is native to California, and is endemic (limited) to California.
California Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition
Observation Hotline
(observation details)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle
Family: CUPRESSACEAE  
Genus: Hesperocyparis
Communities: Closed-cone Pine Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Neocupressus macrocarpa
ICPN + PLANTS: Cupressus macrocarpa
ICPN + CNPS + PLANTS: Callitropsis macrocarpa
More information about  Hesperocyparis macrocarpa
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

Cal-IPC 2006:  Species Native to Part of California, but Invasive in Other Parts of the State


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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: May 26, 2019).