Lawson Cypress

Name: Lawson Cypress

Scientific name: Chamaecyparis lawsoniana

Category: Trees and bushes

Nature Stars: 20

What are nature stars?

About: A large evergreen tree, widely planted in parks and gardens.

How to identify: A common garden tree, with small scale-like leaves the cover the green twigs.

Where: Widespread.

Fantastic fact: Introduced to this country from the west coast of North America.

Photograph credit: Philip Precey


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