Calflora
Taxon  Report   11192    
Hesperocyparis pygmaea  (Lemmon) Bartel
Pygmy cypress
Hesperocyparis pygmaea, a gymnosperm, is a tree that is native to California.
also called Callitropsis pygmaea
California Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   CNPS Inventory
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Observation Search
(157 records)
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

Alternate Names:
JEF + CNPS: Callitropsis pygmaea
JEF: Cupressus goveniana ssp. pigmaea
JEF: Cupressus goveniana ssp. pygmaea
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More information about  Hesperocyparis pygmaea
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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jul 12, 2020).