gowen cypress

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Related to gowen cypress: Monterey cypress, Cupressus macrocarpa, Cupressus, Cupressus sempervirens, Arizona cypress, Thuja, Tecate Cypress
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Noun1.gowen cypress - small sometimes shrubby tree native to Californiagowen cypress - small sometimes shrubby tree native to California; often used as an ornamental; in some classification systems includes the pygmy cypress and the Santa Cruz cypress
cypress tree, cypress - any of numerous evergreen conifers of the genus Cupressus of north temperate regions having dark scalelike leaves and rounded cones
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The cones' large size--an inch or more in diameter--help distinguish the tree from the Gowen cypress.
The fifth plant, the Gowen cypress (Cupressus goveniana ssp, goveniana), a small tree or shrub in the family Cupressaceae, was listed as threatened.
The new champion Gowen cypress was found at California's Point Lobos State Park in one of only two remaining natural stands.