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Monterey Cypress

Cupressus macrocarpa

Description:

A tall, unique-looking Cypress tree that grows into very gnarled shapes and is often formed by the strong winds of the area.

Habitat:

Native only to the southern end of Monterey Bay. These pics were taken at a public park along the coast in northern Monterey.

Notes:

My personal favorite tree.

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10 Comments

RiekoS
RiekoS 5 years ago

Nice.

Bhagya Herath
Bhagya Herath 5 years ago

Beautiful capture.... Congrats.....

LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate 5 years ago

A wonderful tree….Congratulations on SOTD!

Beautiful Spotting BenHoldridge ,great photos,congrats on the SOTD and thanks for sharing

AshleyT
AshleyT 5 years ago

Congrats, great photo!

Congrats on the great Capture ! ! What a Splendid tree ! :)

Wild Things
Wild Things 5 years ago

Congrats!

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 5 years ago

Congratulations Ben! Such a beauty!

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 5 years ago

Congrats Ben! Beautiful SOTD!

KarenL
KarenL 5 years ago

Congrats Ben, your favorite tree has earned you Spotting of the Day! The Monterey cypress is native to the Californian coast where it is wind sculpted into its distinctive flat topped silhouette.

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BenHoldridge
Spotted by
BenHoldridge

Pacific Grove, California, USA

Spotted on Feb 24, 2014
Submitted on Sep 2, 2014

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