Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2530

Tree
Perennial
Monoecious

Native: Southwest US

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LEAVES:
Evergreen
Simple - scale-like

"FLOWER":
Spring

FRUIT:

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Gymnosperms (non-flowering plants): Conifers: Cupressales

PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Cupressus arizonica   FAMILY Cupressaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Arizona Cypress


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JK Marlow    jkm160311_181

March    Greenville County    SC

In cultivation

Pollen cones small, oblong, yellowish, per Manual of Woody Landscape Plants.

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JK Marlow    jkm160311_182

March    Greenville County    SC

In cultivation

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JK Marlow    jkm160311_185

March    Greenville County    SC

In cultivation

Globose cone with 6-8 flat or depressed scales contracted into short mucros, per Manual of Woody Landscape Plants.


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JK Marlow    jkm160311_186

March    Greenville County    SC

In cultivation

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JK Marlow    jkm160311_188

March    Greenville County    SC

In cultivation

Scales are peltate, which separates them from Arborvitae, per Manual of Woody Landscape Plants.

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JK Marlow    jkm160311_189

March    Greenville County    SC

In cultivation

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JK Marlow    jkm160311_190

March    Greenville County    SC

In cultivation

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JK Marlow    jkm071108_010

November    Pickens County    SC

SC Botanical Garden

Leaves scale-like, superposed in 4 rows, pointed, pale green to gray-green, per Manual of Woody Landscape Plants.