Species Details

Hesperocyparis goveniana

Gowen cypress

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CA Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2
Fed List: FT (1998-08-12)
State List: None
Global Rank: G1
State Rank:
S1
Other Status: IUCN_EN; SB_CalBG/RSABG; SB_UCSC
CRPR Changes:
Add Date: 1980-01-01
Date Edited: 2022-01-05
Lifeform: perennial evergreen tree
Blooming Period:
Elevation:
30 - 300 meters
100 - 985 feet
General Habitat:
  • Closed-cone coniferous forest
  • Chaparral (maritime)
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
Notes:
Known from only three native occurrences in the Monterey area. Threatened by development and altered fire regimes, and possibly by non-native plants.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 4
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 1 0 0 0 3
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 2
Recent <=20 Years 2
Presence:
Presumed Extant 4
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Monterey (MNT), Orange (ORA)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Black Star Canyon (3311776), Monterey (3612158)
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
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