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Monterey Cypress

Hesperocyparis macrocarpa

Description:

Very tall trees with surprisingly small, spherical cones.

Habitat:

Near the trail past Pierce Point Ranch at Tomales Point at Point Reyes National Seashore

Notes:

The native range of this species was confined to two small locations, but has been widely planted elsewhere on the California and Oregon coasts.

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1 Comment

Machi
Machi 9 months ago

Thanks for the nominations!

AshleyT
AshleyT 9 months ago

Your spotting has been nominated for the Spotting of the Week. The winner will be chosen by the Project Noah Rangers based on a combination of factors including: uniqueness of the shot, status of the organism (for example, rare or endangered), quality of the information provided in the habitat and description sections. There is a subjective element, of course; the spotting with the highest number of Ranger votes is chosen. Congratulations on being nominated!

Machi
Spotted by
Machi

California, USA

Lat: 38.17, Long: -122.93

Spotted on Nov 2, 2018
Submitted on Dec 26, 2018

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