Calflora
Taxon  Report   9510    
Chamaecyparis lawsoniana  (A. Murray bis) Parl.
Port orford cedar
Chamaecyparis lawsoniana, a gymnosperm, is a tree that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

Bloom Period
Family: CUPRESSACEAE  
Genus: Chamaecyparis
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Serpentine affinity: 3; (strong indicator)

Communities: North Coastal Coniferous Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Douglas-Fir Forest

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Retinispora lawsoniana
ICPN + PLANTS: Cupressus lawsoniana
More information about  Chamaecyparis lawsoniana
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (CHLA)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Landscape information from Calscape

Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images

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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Apr 19, 2019).