Port Orford Cypress


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Port Orford Cypress

 

(Chamaecyparis lawsoniana), also known as Lawson’s cedar, a coniferous tree of the family Cupressaceae. It is native to the mountains of northern California and southwestern Oregon. Its wood is used in general construction work, in the manufacture of matchsticks, and in the production of hydraulic-engineering structures. In the USSR the Port Orford cypress is cultivated in the south as an ornamental.