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|Family: Cupressaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Calocedrus||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Calocedrus decurrens (Torr.) Florin
Habit: Tree 20--69 m. Stem: trunk < 4 m diam, tapered from wide base; bark 1--2.5+ cm thick, fibrous, cinnamon-red; lower branches down-curved. Leaf: 3--10 mm. Pollen Cone: 5--7 mm, oblong, light yellow. Seed Cone: 17--35 mm, light red-brown. Seed: 14--25 mm, including wing, +- yellow to red-brown, maturing fall.
Ecology: Common. Mixed-evergreen, yellow-pine forests; Elevation: 350--2500 m. Bioregional Distribution: KR, NCoR, CaR, SN, SCoR, TR, PR, MP; Distribution Outside California: Oregon, western Nevada, northern Baja California. Note: Frequently planted as an ornamental.
Synonyms: Libocedrus decurrens Torr.
eFlora Treatment Author: John W. Thieret, final revision by Jim A. Bartel
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Previous taxon: Calocedrus
Next taxon: Chamaecyparis
Citation for this treatment: John W. Thieret, final revision by Jim A. Bartel 2016. Calocedrus decurrens, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=16709, accessed on May 29, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 29, 2016.