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2. Cupressus bakeri Jepson, Fl. Calif. 1: 61. 1909.

Baker cypress, Modoc cypress

Cupressus bakeri Jepson subsp. matthewsii C. B. Wolf; C. macnabiana A. Murray bis var. bakeri (Jepson) Jepson

Trees to 30 m; crown broadly columnar, sparse. Bark smooth at first, later building up in layers. Branchlets decussate, 0.5--1.3 mm diam. Leaves with conspicuous, pitlike, abaxial gland that produces drop of resin, slightly glaucous. Pollen cones 2--3 ยด 2--2.5 mm; pollen sacs 3--5. Seed cones globose, mostly 1--2 cm, silvery, not glaucous; scales 3--4 pairs, usually covered with resin blisters, umbos often prominent, those of distal scales erect, to 4 mm. Seeds mostly 3--4 mm, light tan to medium brown, not glaucous to slightly glaucous.

Mixed evergreen forests; of conservation concern; 1100--2000 m; Calif., Oreg.


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