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Cuyamaca Cypress
Cupressus arizonica var. stephensonii

Location: 3rd. Street.
Park: Niles Community Park
District: Niles
Native to: California
Tree type: conifer
Leaf retention: evergreen

Comments: Evergreen conifer native to San Diego County, California. Blue-green scalelike leaves, 1 inch cones and dark-red smooth bark. The tree looks much like a Monterey Cypress, but the bark is much different. Height to 35 foot in its native habitat. This species is endangered in its native habitat.

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