cypress

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He painted that group of cypresses for the Salon, and it was bought for the Luxembourg."
It was a dense thicket, in which rose huge cypresses, sycamores, tulip-trees, olives, tamarinds, oaks, and magnolias.
Cupressus species take more than a decade to mature, so frequent fires kill off young cypresses before they're old enough to release their seeds.
Among the researchers aware of the cypresses' decline is David Greene, a forestry professor at Humboldt State University who has studied Baker cypress in northern California.
"We're trying to raise awareness about a disappearing ecosystem." Slow-growing trees that thrive in fresh-water swamps, bald cypresses are disappearing all over the Southeast.
Where chaparral was more evident the cypresses were smaller and scragglier.
Or pollen from ornamental cypresses. If any of this pollen lands on Santa Cruz cypress cones, fertile hybrids could cause genetic introgression--the swapping of genes--which would swamp the characteristics and adaptations that make Cupressus abramsiana what it is.
Again, poor trees on poor sites is the key to their survival; these ancient cypresses grow shoulder to shoulder along the boggy, unfarmable bayou channels, and most are twisted, shaky, overmature, and generally worthless for lumber.
Local people assumed the remaining cypresses were no more than a few hundred years old.