Lawson’s Cypress Chamaecyparis lawsoniana Cupressaceae Height to 40m. Dense conical evergreen. Trunk often forked. Bark Cracks into vertical greyish plates. Branches Numerous. Leaves Scale-like, to 2mm long, flattened along shoot, in opposite pairs; parsley-scented. Reproductive parts Male flowers are cones, to 4mm long. Female cones, to 8mm across, have 4 pairs of scales. Status Native of western USA, widely planted here. Numerous cultivars exist with different with leaf colours.
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Lawson’s Cypress Chamaecyparis lawsoniana Cupressaceae Height to 40m. Dense conical evergreen. Trunk often forked. Bark Cracks into vertical greyish plates. Branches Numerous. Leaves Scale-like, to 2mm long, flattened along shoot, in opposite pairs; parsley-scented. Reproductive parts Male flowers are cones, to 4mm long. Female cones, to 8mm across, have 4 pairs of scales. Status Native of western USA, widely planted here. Numerous cultivars exist with different with leaf colours.

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