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Monterey Cypress

Hesperocyparis macrocarpa


Very tall trees with surprisingly small, spherical cones.


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


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 9 months ago

Thanks for the nominations!

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!

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California, USA

Lat: 38.17, Long: -122.93

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

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