Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 05275 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Cupressus arizonica Greene
Common name   Arizona cypress
K.T. Harper   2001-109  
   with J. Simpson
Coll. Date 03 July 2001 
United States
Washington County
Locality 3 miles N of Castle Cliff.
Habitat Notes At base of limestone ridge on rubble. 
Climate NCDC temperatures, daily high (red), daily average (green) and daily low (blue), from 1970 to 2000 at this location.   NCDC average monthly precipitation from 1970 to 2000 at this location.
Latitude Longitude 37° 4'  36" N, 113° 53'  28" W
Township Range T43S, R18W, Sec. 5, SE1/4  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated
TRS Notes Latitude and longitude were derived from township and range information and may be
inaccurate by as much as 0.7 miles (or 4.2 miles if the section is not given).


Synonyms recognized by ITIS (bold taxon is currently accepted):

     Cupressus arizonica Greene

     Cupressus arizonica bonita Lemm.

Common Name(s): Arizona cypress, Arizona smooth cypress, cedro, cedro blanco, ciprés de Arizona, Ciprés fibrosa, Cuyamaca cypress, Piute cypress.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=183464, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Coniferophyta
                    Class: Pinopsida
                        Order: Pinales
                            Family: Cupressaceae
                                Genus: Cupressus
                                    Species: Cupressus arizonica


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 05275s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 04190s3.jpg 
specimen image: 05604s2.jpg 
specimen image: 05732s2.jpg 
specimen image: 08389s2.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
08387 Agave utahensis      "Utah dwarf century plant" same section
05310 Aloysia wrightii      "Wright's beebrush" same section
08958 Ambrosia eriocentra      "woolly bur-sage" same section
14286 Ambrosia eriocentra      "woolly bur-sage" same section
14459 Ambrosia salsola      "burrobush" same section
15274 Arctostaphylos pringlei      "Pringle manzanita" 1 mi. W
05278 Baccharis sergiloides      "desert seep-willow" same section
17922 Brickellia       "brickellbush" 1.8 mi. NE
14283 Brickellia microphylla  var. scabra   "rough brickellbush" same section
05311 Buddleja utahensis      "Utah butterflybush" same section
14284 Buddleja utahensis      "Utah butterflybush" same section
14794 Buddleja utahensis      "Utah butterflybush" same section
05700 Carya illinoinensis      "pecan" same section
08389 Cupressus arizonica      "Arizona cypress" same section
04190 Cupressus arizonica      "Arizona cypress" same section
14795 Encelia virginensis      "Virgin River brittlebush" same section
17932 Ephedra fasciculata      "Mojave ephedra" same section
14798 Ephedra viridis  var. viridis  same section
17923 Ericameria laricifolia      "turpentine bush" 1.6 mi. N
14808 Ericameria laricifolia      "turpentine bush" same section
14282 Ericameria paniculata      "Mojave rabbitbrush" same section
14814 Eriogonum heermannii  var. sulcatum   "Heermann's wild buckwheat" same section
14797 Lepidium fremontii      "desert peppercress" same section
08385 Lesquerella rectipes      "straight bladderpod" same section
08959 Melia azedarach      "Chinaberrytree" same section
18100 Mimulus guttatus      "common monkeyflower" 1.6 mi. NE
08305 Neolloydia johnsonii     same section
16856 Oenothera primiveris      "desert evening primrose" same section
05279 Parthenium incanum      "mariola" same section
14796 Parthenium incanum      "mariola" same section
08960 Parthenium incanum      "mariola" same section
14813 Parthenium incanum      "mariola" same section
05277 Perityle tenella      "Springdale rockdaisy" same section
14285 Perityle tenella      "Springdale rockdaisy" same section
05268 Prunus fasciculata      "desert almond" same section
08245 Psilostrophe cooperi      "whitestem paperflower" 1 mi. S
14281 Psilostrophe cooperi      "whitestem paperflower" 1.6 mi. S
05309 Psorothamnus polydenius  var. polydenius   "Nevada dalea" same section
08386 Salazaria mexicana      "Mexican bladdersage" same section
14457 Salazaria mexicana      "Mexican bladdersage" same section
17921 Salix lasiolepis      "arroyo willow" 1.8 mi. NE
18101 Salvia columbariae      "chia" 1.6 mi. NE
08957 Senecio douglasii  var. monoensis   "Mono ragwort" same section
14793 Senecio flaccidus  var. monoensis   "Mono ragwort" same section
05276 Stephanomeria tenuifolia  var. tenuifolia   "narrow-leaf wirelettuce" same section
16857 Thamnosma montana      "turpentinebroom" same section
14458 Thamnosma montana      "turpentinebroom" same section
17931 Tiquilia canescens      "woody crinklemat" same section
11453 Tridens muticus      "slim tridens" same section
05469 Yucca schidigera      "Mojave yucca" same section
08388 Yucca schidigera      "Mojave yucca" same section


Nearby locations from the USGS Geographic Name Information System (GNIS) database:

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Castle Cliff (Cliff) Washington County, UT 0.8 mi. S 3862  Castle Cliff 
Summit Spring Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 1.2 mi. E   Castle Cliff 
Castle Cliff (Cliff) Washington County, UT 1.5 mi. S 4055  Castle Cliff 
Welcome Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 1.6 mi. NW 4544  Castle Cliff 
Summit Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 1.6 mi. NE 4600  Jarvis Peak 
Joshua Tree Natural Area (Reserve) Washington County, UT 3 mi. S 3140  Castle Cliff 
Middle Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 3.4 mi. N 4728  Castle Cliff 
Bulldog Knolls (Range) Washington County, UT 3.7 mi. S 3373  Jarvis Peak 
Bulldog Canyon (Valley) Washington County, UT 3.9 mi. S   Jarvis Peak 
Grapevine Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 4.1 mi. N 5735  West Mountain Peak 
Sam Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 4.2 mi. N 4685  West Mountain Peak 
Reber Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 4.1 mi. NW 4242  Castle Cliff 
Tabeau Peak (Summit) Washington County, UT 4.6 mi. S 4341  Jarvis Peak 
Utah Hill Summit (Locale) Washington County, UT 4 mi. NE 4744  Jarvis Peak 
Black Warrior Mine (Mine) Washington County, UT 4 mi. E 6257  Jarvis Peak 
Indian Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 4.9 mi. N 5181  West Mountain Peak 
Westside Mine (Mine) Washington County, UT 4 mi. E 5794  Jarvis Peak 
Crazy Spring (Spring) Washington County, UT 4.7 mi. N 4580  West Mountain Peak 
Beaver Dam Mountains (Range) Washington County, UT 5.3 mi. N 6998  West Mountain Peak 
West Mountain Peak (Summit) Washington County, UT 5.4 mi. N 7507  West Mountain Peak 


Taxon Links for species Cupressus arizonica  Greene

CalPhotos, Berkeley Digital Library Project

CNPS Manual of California Vegetation Database

USDA Plants database
University of Washington Herbarium: Plants of Washington (images)

Texas A&M University: Image Library (images)

Lady Bird Johnson's Wildflower Center

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