Baker cypress (Cupressus bakerii)
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Needles: Small, scale-like, pale green leaves with
a narrow ridge on back.
Fruit: Small, rounded silvery cones have 6 to 8
thickened scales; shed numerous, tiny seeds at maturity.
Appearance: Small tree commonly under 50 feet (15
m); larger trees can be found in Oregon.
Distribution: Rare species found only in the Siskiyou
Mountains of northern California and Oregon, in isolated groves.
For more information about this species, see "Trees
to Know in Oregon".
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