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Cupressus sargentii
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Cupressus sargentii
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Cupressus sargentii
- Trees
Growing with Pinus sabiniana, five miles south of Middletown, along Highway 29, Lake County.
Cupressus sargentii in this area experience occasional snow, and frequent light frost in winter.
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Cupressus sargentii
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Cupressus sargentii
- Trees
Lake County.
Growing with Pinus sabiniana.
Cupressus sargentii is widespread in the interior Coast ranges of Northern and Central California. It is not found in the Sierra Nevada.
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Cupressus sargentii
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Cupressus sargentii
- Trees
La Cuesta Ridge, San Luis Obispo County.
These extensive forest on La Cuesta Ridge, overlooking the Pacific Ocean, are the southern most stands of this species. They are growing at 2,400 feet with Pinus coulteri. Sargent Cypress prefers serpintine soil.
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Cupressus sargentii
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Cupressus sargentii
- Trees
Under these trees, burned in a fire on La Cuesta Ridge, in the 1990's, are thicket of young seedlings almost impossible to penetrate.
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Cupressus sargentii
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Cupressus sargentii
- Bark
La Cuesta ridge, north of San Luis Obispo.
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Cupressus sargentii
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Cupressus sargentii
- Immature cones
Collected at La Cuesta Ridge, San Luis Obispo County
The cones in this area, have very prominent umbos. Cones collected in Lake county are almost smooth. (See photo of mature cones.)
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Cupressus sargentii
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Cupressus sargentii
- Mature cones
Collected in Lake County, along Highway 29, five miles south of Middletown.
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Cupressus sargentii
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Cupressus sargentii
- Trees
La Cuesta Ridge, San Luis Obispo County.
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Cupressus sargentii
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Cupressus sargentii
- Trees
Overlooking the Pacific Ocean.
La Cuesta Ridge, San Luis Obispo County.
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Cupressus sargentii
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Cupressus sargentii
- Habitat
Forest.
La Cuesta Ridge, San Luis Obispo County.
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Cupressus sargentii
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Cupressus sargentii
- Cones
La Cuesta Ridge, San Luis Obispo County.
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Cupressus sargentii
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Cupressus sargentii
- Cones
La Cuesta Ridge, San Luis Obispo County.
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