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Hesperocyparis stephensonii (C.B. Wolf) Bartel
Cuyamaca cypress

General Information
Symbol: HEST10
Group: Gymnosperm
Family: Cupressaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Tree
Native Status: L48   N
Data Source and Documentation
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Native Status:
lower 48 status L48    Alaska status AK    Hawaii status HI    Puerto Rico status PR    Virgin Islands status VI    Navassa Island NAV    Canada status CAN    Greenland status GL    Saint Pierre and Michelon status SPM    North America NA   


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Symbol Scientific Name Other Common Names
CAST3 Callitropsis stephensonii (C.B. Wolf) D.P. Little
CUARS2 Cupressus arizonica Greene ssp. stephensonii (C.B. Wolf) R.M. Beauch. Cuyamaca cypress
CUARS Cupressus arizonica Greene var. stephensonii (C.B. Wolf) Little
CUST Cupressus stephensonii C.B. Wolf


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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Coniferophyta – Conifers
Class Pinopsida
Order Pinales
Family Cupressaceae – Cypress family
Genus Hesperocyparis Bartel & R.A. Price – Western cypress
Species Hesperocyparis stephensonii (C.B. Wolf) Bartel – Cuyamaca cypress

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