Cupressus sargentii

Jepson

Fl. Calif. 1: 61. 1909.

Common names: Sargent cypress
Endemic
Synonyms: Cupressus sargentii var. duttonii Jepson
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 2.

Trees to 25 m, but often shrubby and less than 10 m; crown broader than tall or columnar, dense or open. Bark rough, furrowed, fibrous. Branchlets decussate, (1.5–) 2–2.5 mm diam. Leaves usually with inconspicuous, shallow, pitlike, abaxial gland that usually does not produce drop of resin, often glaucous. Pollen cones mostly 3–4 × 2 mm; pollen-sacs 3–4. Seed-cones usually globose, mostly 2–2.5 cm, brown or gray, not glaucous; scales mostly 3–4 pairs, with scattered resin blisters, umbos inconspicuous or to 4 mm. Seeds 4–6 mm, dark-brown, faintly to prominently glaucous.


Habitat: Chaparral, foothill woodland, and lower montane forests, on serpentine
Elevation: 200–1100 m

Discussion

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... more about "Cupressus sargentii"
James E. Eckenwalder +
Jepson +
long-lived +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.25 cm2.5 mm <br />0.0025 m <br />) +
quadrangular +  and terete +
inconspicuous +  and undifferentiated +
Sargent cypress +
gray +  and brown +
2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br /> (2.5 cm25 mm <br />0.025 m <br />) +
columnar +
broader than tall +
200–1100 m +
Chaparral, foothill woodland, and lower montane forests, on serpentine +
decurrent +  and scale-like +
petioled +, sessile +, twisted +  and simple +
divergent +  and opposite +
persisting +
3 (?) +  and 5 (?) +
rhomboid +  and scale-like +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br />) +
spheric;oblong +
fibrous;woody +
peltate +  and complex +
cuneate +  and oblong +
fleshy +  and woody +
overlapping +
persistent +
1 +  and 2 +
5 +  and 20 +
faceted +  and lenticular +
Cupressus sargentii var. duttonii +
Cupressus sargentii +
Cupressus +
species +
flattened +, angled +  and terete +
0-4 mm +  and inconspicuous +
tree +  and shrubby +
asymmetric +  and symmetric +
many +, 1 +  and 2 +