Species Details

Hesperocyparis nevadensis

Piute cypress

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Photo of Hesperocyparis nevadensis
© 2012 Joey Malone
Photo of Hesperocyparis nevadensis
© 2014 Joey Malone
Photo of Hesperocyparis nevadensis
© 2012 Joey Malone
Lifeform: perennial evergreen tree
Blooming Period:
Elevation:
720 - 1830 meters
2360 - 6005 feet
General Habitat:
  • Closed-cone coniferous forest
  • Chaparral
  • Cismontane woodland
  • Pinyon and juniper woodland
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
Notes:
Threatened by grazing and mining. BA and RNA established by USFS and BLM for this plant. See Torreya 19:92 (1919) for original description.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 18
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
9 2 0 2 0 5
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 17
Recent <=20 Years 1
Presence:
Presumed Extant 18
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Kern (KRN), Tulare (TUL)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Alta Sierra (3511865), Emerald Mtn. (3511833), Kernville (3511874), Lake Isabella North (3511864), Lake Isabella South (3511854), Miracle Hot Springs (3511855), Woolstalf Creek (3511853)
Notes:
Definitions of codes following a county and/or quad:
* Presumed extirpated
(?) Occurrence confirmed, but possibly extirpated
Quad and county data is imported from the CNDDB. Species may be present in other areas where conditions are favorable. These data should NOT be substituted for pre-project review or for on-site surveys.

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Presumed Extant
Counties   Quads