Calflora
Taxon  Report   11193    
Hesperocyparis stephensonii  (C. B. Wolf) Bartel
Cuyamaca cypress
Hesperocyparis stephensonii
© 2011 Joey Malone
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Hesperocyparis stephensonii
© 2013 Joey Malone
Hesperocyparis stephensonii, a gymnosperm, is a tree that is native to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Plant Characteristics
and Associations
Hesperocyparis stephensonii
© 2011 Joey Malone
Family: CUPRESSACEAE  
Genus: Hesperocyparis
Communities: Chaparral, Closed-cone Pine Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Cupressus glabra
ICPN: Cupressus arizonica
PLANTS: Cupressus arizonica var. stephensonii
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More information about  Hesperocyparis stephensonii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 15, 2018).