Hansen's Northwest Native Plant Database


Chamaecyparis lawsoniana (Lawson's Cypress, Port Orford Cedar)

 

Kingdom

:

 Plantae Plants

Subkingdom

:

 Tracheobionta Vascular plants

Superdivision

:

 Spermatophyta Seed plants

Division

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 Coniferophyta Conifers

Class

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 Pinopsida

Order

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 Pinales

Family

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 Cupressaceae Cypress family

Genus

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 Chamaecyparis Spach cedar

Species

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 Chamaecyparis lawsoniana (A. Murray) Parl. Port Orford cedar

A large evergreen conifer, up to 200 tall at maturity. It's natural range is from southwest Oregon to the far northwestern regions of California in the Klamath Mountains valleys, often along streams.

   

See Identification of False Cedars for more information.

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