Chamaecyparis thyoides

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Trees; Franklin Parker Reserve, Chatsworth, New Jersey
Foliage & cones; Franklin Parker Reserve, Chatsworth, New Jersey


Taxonavigation: Pinales 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Divisio: Tracheophyta
Divisio: Pinophyta
Classis: Pinopsida
Ordo: Pinales

Familia: Cupressaceae
Subfamilia: Cupressoideae
Genus: Chamaecyparis
Species: Chamaecyparis thyoides
Subspecies: C. t. subsp. henryae – C. t. subsp. thyoides


Chamaecyparis thyoides (L.) Britton, Sterns & Poggenb., Prelim. Cat.: 71 (1888).


  • Basionym
  • Homotypic
    • Cupressus palustris Salisb., Prodr. Stirp. Chap. Allerton: 398 (1796), nom. superfl.


Native distribution areas:
Chamaecyparis thyoides
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Eastern USA
      • E and SE USA, from Maine south to N Florida, west to S Mississippi.

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


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Vernacular names[edit]

dansk: Hvid Ædelcypres
Deutsch: Weiße Scheinzypresse
English: Atlantic White Cypress
español: Ciprés blanco
suomi: Pallosypressi
norsk: Hvit sypress
polski: Cyprysik żywotnikowaty
中文: 美国尖叶扁柏
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