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Monterey Cypress
Cupressus macrocarpa

Location: 36501 Niles Blvd.
Park: California Nursery Historical Park
District: Niles
Native to: California
Tree type: conifer
Leaf retention: evergreen

Comments: Evergreen, native to the Monterey Penninsula where it has become famous for its irregular windsweept silhouette. It has deep-green, cord-like foliage and globular cones to 1" diameter.

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Illustration by Philip Eaker