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|Family: Cupressaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Hesperocyparis||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Hesperocyparis macnabiana (A. Murray bis) Bartel
Habit: Large shrub 3--10 m (multi-trunked tree 10--18 m). Stem: bark fibrous, gray-brown; ultimate branches 0.8--1.1 mm diam, +- 4-sided, ultimate 2 orders of shoots in 1 plane. Leaf: blue- to dull gray-green to gray; resin copious, sticky when fresh. Pollen Cone: 2--3 mm, 2 mm diam; scales generally 8; pollen sacs 3--5 per scale. Seed Cone: 15--21(25) mm, generally longer than wide, gray to red-brown; scales generally 6, projection conic, pointing upward to incurved. Seed: 3--5 mm, +- glaucous, dull brown; attachment scar conspicuous.
Ecology: Dry slopes, flats, chaparral, pine/oak woodland, often on serpentine; Elevation: 300--1460 m. Bioregional Distribution: NCoR, CaRF, n SNF; Distribution Outside California: reported from southwestern Oregon.
Synonyms: Callitropsis macnabiana (A. Murray bis) D.P. Little; Cupressus macnabiana A. Murray bis
eFlora Treatment Author: Jim A. Bartel
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Previous taxon: Hesperocyparis goveniana
Next taxon: Hesperocyparis macrocarpa
Citation for this treatment: Jim A. Bartel 2016. Hesperocyparis macnabiana, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=89297, accessed on May 24, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 24, 2016.