A slender conifer with dense foliage and lower branches arising at ground level. Native to a small area of northwestern California and southwestern Oregon, it is widely grown for timber and as an ornamental with many cultivars. Also called Lawson cypress.
- Chamaecyparis lawsoniana, family Cupressaceae
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