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XCupressocyparis - Leyland Cypress

Trees; branchlets forming flattened sprays; leaves scale-like, opposite; cones small, more or less globose, about 2-3 cm long; cone scales more or less peltate

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XCupressocyparis leylandii - Leland Cypress -

Bigeneric hybrid from the cross Cupressus macrocarpa X Chamaecyparis nootkatensis

(Photographed at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, Richmond, VA)

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