Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 05604 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Cupressus arizonica Greene
Common name   Arizona cypress
Donna M. Barnes   985  
   with K.T. Harper, R. Van Buren, J. Simpson
Coll. Date 27 September 2001 
United States
Washington County
Locality East Bloomington, Virgin river bridge, park near bridge.
     Elev.: 2508 ft. (765 m.)
Latitude Longitude 37° 3'  N, 113° 36'  W
Township Range T43S, R16E, Sec. 14  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated


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: 05604s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 04190s3.jpg 
specimen image: 05275s2.jpg 
specimen image: 05732s2.jpg 
specimen image: 08389s2.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
15418 Atriplex canescens  var. canescens   "four-winged saltbush" 1.3 mi. E
05603 Atriplex lentiformis      "big saltbush" 1.5 mi. SW
05602 Atriplex lentiformis      "big saltbush" 1.5 mi. SW
14599 Atriplex torreyi      "Torrey's saltbush" same section
02991 Atriplex torreyi      "Torrey's saltbush" 1.2 mi. S
15303 Camissonia parryi      "Parry's suncup" 1.3 mi. E
15244 Chilopsis linearis      "desert willow" 1677 ft. S
15417 Chilopsis linearis      "desert willow" 1.1 mi. E
05605 Chloris virgata      "feather windmill grass" 1.2 mi. N
05598 Chrysothamnus nauseosus  var. consimilis   "rubber rabbitbrush" 1.2 mi. N
05587 Solidago wrightii      "Wright's goldenrod" 1.2 mi. N
08005 Tetradymia axillaris      "longspine horsebrush" same section


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Washington County, UT 1945 ft. W 2523  Saint George 
Price City (historical) (Locale) Washington County, UT 2339 ft. S 2500  Saint George 
Bloomington (Populated Place) Washington County, UT 2147 ft. SW 2520  Saint George 
Price Bench (Bench) Washington County, UT 2160 ft. NE 2539  Saint George 
Bloomington School (School) Washington County, UT 2111 ft. E 2543  Saint George 
Price Bench Ditch (Canal) Washington County, UT 0.6 mi. E 2579  Saint George 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Washington County, UT 1 mi. NE 2556  Saint George 
Bloomington Hill (Summit) Washington County, UT 1.1 mi. NW 2700  Saint George 
Santa Clara River (Stream) Washington County, UT 1.9 mi. NE   Grass Valley 
Toniquint (Locale) Washington County, UT 1.9 mi. NE 2539  Saint George 
Webb Hill (Summit) Washington County, UT 1.8 mi. NE 3074  Saint George 
Price City Hills (Summit) Washington County, UT 1.8 mi. SE 3032  Saint George 
Mokaac Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.3 mi. S 2602  Saint George 
Atkinville (Populated Place) Washington County, UT 2.1 mi. SW 2503  White Hills 
Fort Pearce Wash (Arroyo) Washington County, UT 2.2 mi. NE   Rock Canyon 
Lizard Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.4 mi. S 2595  Saint George 
Lizard Wash (Valley) Mohave County, AZ 2.4 mi. S   Lizard Point 
Atkinville Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.3 mi. SW   Saint George 
Curly Hollow Wash (Valley) Washington County, UT 2.3 mi. SW   Jarvis Peak 
Saint George Municipal Airport (Airport) Washington County, UT 2.7 mi. N 2782  Saint George 


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

Google Images

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