CPC Plant Profile: Cuyamaca Cypress
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Cuyamaca Cypress (Hesperocyparis stephensonii)

  • Global Rank: T1 - Critically Imperiled
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Cupressaceae
  • State: CA
  • Nature Serve ID: 135758
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 01/17/2019

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  • 09/01/2020
  • Orthodox Seed Banking

Based on an September 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, California Botanic Garden holds 2 accessions of Hesperocyparis stephensonii in orthodox seed collection. There are as many as 46673 seeds of this species in their collection - although some may have been used for curation testing or sent to back up.

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Taxon Hesperocyparis stephensonii
Authority Bartel
Family Cupressaceae
CPC Number 1158
Common Names Cuyamaca Cypress
Associated Scientific Names Cupressus stephensonii | Callitropsis stephensonii | Hesperocyparis stephensonii | Cupressus arizonica var. stephensonii | Cupressus arizonica ssp. stephensonii
State Rank
State State Rank
California S1

Ecological Relationships

Common Name Name in Text Association Type Source InteractionID
Lead Institution State Reintroduction Type Year of First Outplanting

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